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Charles Stewart ALLERDICE

Regimental number291
Place of birthBowral, New South Wales
SchoolCleveland Street Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
OccupationLinotype engineer
AddressCarrington Avenue, Hurstville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinWilliam Allerdice, Carrington Avenue, Hurstville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as Sergeant in Scottish Rifles, Sydney, New South Wales; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Row M, Grave 13), Gallipoli, Turkey.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth Ann ALLERDICE.
Family/military connectionsThree cousins served.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Reported missing, 6-9 August 1915; subsequently confirmed killed in action, 6-9 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSGT Scottish Rifles, Sydney, NSW
SourcesNAA: B2455, ALLERDICE Charles Stewart

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