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Charles Cecil CAVE

Regimental number1233
Date of birth4 October 1892
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMechanic
Address118 Varden Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.7
Height5' 8.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Cave, Nedlands, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Goldfields Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters, London
FateDischarged 25 August 1917
Discharge date28 July 1917
Other details

Enlisted, 4 September 1914, as as No 642, 11th Bn, stating place of birth to be Boulder, Western Australia; discharged (medically unfit), 28 September 1914 (did not embark).

Re-enlisted, 8 July 1915.

War service: Egypt, England.

Discharged in London (medically unfit: heart condition), 28 July 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 April 1986
Age at death93
Place of burialEngland
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAVE Charles Cecil

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