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Regimental number15235
Place of birthMackay, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressQunaba, Bundaberg, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.6
Height5' 9"
Weight155 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Cheetham, Qunaba, Bundaberg, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 25 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Discharge date23 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Chemnitz', 7 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 23 October 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHEETHAM Charles

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