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Charles Henry WEST

Regimental number422
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolState School
AddressBaddaginnie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William West, Baddaginnie, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row I, Grave 72), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Ann Jane WEST.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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