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Charles John SHANKS

Regimental number379
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMaltster
AddressHope Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Shanks, 312 Hope Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date22 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 June 1940
Age at death57
Place of burialBendigo Cemetery, Victoria

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