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Charles Albert TONQUEST

Regimental number353
Place of birthMintaro South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressJamestown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFredk. Tonquest, Penwortham, South Australia
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 1 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 8), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Mary Ann TONQUEST, Penwortham, South Australia. Native of Mintaro, South Australia

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