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Charles Hastings WELLS

Regimental number2267
Place of birthRouse Hill, New South Wales
SchoolRouse Hill Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressRouse Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr John Richard Wells, Rouse Hill via Riverstone, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHazebrouck, France
Age at death20
Place of burialArneke British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
158
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Richard and Harriet WELLS.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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