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Charles James STAFFORD

Regimental number1992
Place of birthElsternwick, Victoria
SchoolElsternwick State School, VIctoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs Emily Cochrane, c/o Mrs Cook, 398 Park Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row I, Grave No. 6), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ann Jane STAFFORD
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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