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Charles Henry TRESCOWTHICK

Regimental number3917
Place of birthAngaston, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationEngineer
AddressAngaston, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 6.75"
Weight182 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Susannah Plumstead, Osmond Terrace, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 October 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at St Omer, France. Age at death given on family headstone as 46.
FateDied of disease 2 April 1916
Age at death43
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Angaston Cemetery, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: James (d. 4 September 1894, aged 69; bu. Angaston) and Ellen (d. 17 April 1894, ahed 59; bu. Angaston) TRESCOWTHICK
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Died of spinal fever, 7th General Hospital, St Omer, France.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TRESCOWTHICK Charles Henry

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