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William George Victor CHARITY

Regimental number2239
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngine driver
AddressJohn Street, Corowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Charity, Rose Cottage, Redesdale, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Company Engineers
FateDied of wounds 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 57), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Julie and the late William CHARITY, Rose Cottage, Redesdale, Victoria
Other details

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

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