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Charles Oswald TERLICH

Regimental number1743
Place of birthMilbrulong, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMangoplah via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 2.5"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinFather, John G Terlich, Mangoplah via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Date of death13 June 1920
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Plot 6D, Grave No. 10758), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Johann and Louisa TERLICH. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, NSW.
Discharge date29 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1742 Pte Ernest Walter TERLICH, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 January 1918.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 3 February 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 29 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, TERLICH Charles Oswald

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