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Charles Henry WAY

Regimental number253
Place of birthWest Maitland, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
Address39 Lawson Street, Hamilton
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, G H Way, 39 Lawson Street, Hamilton
Previous military serviceyes. 3rd A.G.A
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 27 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Henry and Ada Louise WAY
Discharge date21 May 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Origin', 27 February 1918; disembarked HT 'Niagara', Sydney, 20 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 21 May 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death29 June 1937
Age at death45
Place of burialSandgate Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WAY Charles Henry

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