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Charles Stanley BUCKERIDGE

Regimental number522
Place of birthWatsons Bay New South Wales
SchoolCleveland St Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKembla Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinH Buckeridge, Kembla Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceSchool Cadets
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was slightly wounded in the landing at Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, and resumed duty two weeks later.
FateKilled in Action 07-12 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special memorial C. 15), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ada BUCKERIDGE, "Leunibra", President Avenue, Kogarah, New South Wales. Native of Mosman, Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2193 Lance Corporal John Wilfred Buckeridge, MM, 55th Bn, returned to Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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