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Charles Herbert VENNING

Regimental number2370
Place of birthRedhill, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinAdopted Mother, Mrs. Grace Teakle, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 26 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 September 1916
Discharge date4 January 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ascanius', 2 September 1916; discharged (medically unfit: shrapnel wound, right and left thigh), Adelaide, 4 January 1917.

Also served in World War II: Service No S634.
Date of death13 February 1957
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, VENNING Charles Herbert

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