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Charles Edward URRY

Regimental number526
Place of birthMarrickville, New South Wales
SchoolSummer Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address12 Channell Street, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Urry, 12 Channell Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAmong his belongings sent to his mother was a shield inscribed on it was his name and number and the following - 25th April Gallipoli H.M.S. Scourge, 5th June German Officers Trench, 6th August Lone Pine, Gallipoli evacuated 20th Dec, 28th March France.
FateKilled in Action 11 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 3), (Transport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Emma URRY, "Clavering", Beamish Street, Campsie, New South Wales

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