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Charles WONSON

Regimental number5038
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAnnandale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 6.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Howling, 73 Breillatt Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 8th Company, Australian Army Medical Corps, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date14 December 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Army Medical Corps, Hospital Transports Staff (No. 1 Hospital Ship, 'Karoola')
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board No 1 Hospital Ship Karoola on 18 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 1 Hospital Ship 'Karoola'
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date20 April 1919
Other details

Appointed Lance Corporal, 14 September 1917.

Promoted corporal, 21 September 1917.

Re-embarked Melbourne on HS 'Karoola, 23 January 1918.

Discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 20 April 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WONSON Charles

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