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Charles Albert WOODS

Regimental number2194
Place of birthMeroo Meadow
Place of birthNowra, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressGlen Elgin, Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, Alfred Henry Wood, Glen Elgin, Inverell, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Place of enlistmentInverell, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Henry and Emma Ada WOODS
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 16 February 1916; disembarked Suez, 23 March 1916.

Proceeded to 30th Bn from 8th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 1 April 1916; taken on strength 30th Bn, Ferry Post, 1 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFather's address subsequently 5 Mabel Street, Hurstsville, Sydney, New South Wales (12 August 1926)
SourcesNAA: B2455, WOODS Charles Albert

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