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Charles Bowcher CASS

Regimental number934
Date of birth4 February 1889
Place of birthYork, Yorkshire, England
SchoolArchbishop Holgates School, York, England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressPyap, West Loxton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Joseph James Cass, Pyap, West Loxton, South Australia
Enlistment date2 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in Australia, 1914
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row K, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie CASS, Pyap West, South Australia. Born at Whexley, Yorkshire, England
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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