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Christie Charles COLLESS

Regimental number1162
Place of birthMudgee, New South Wales
Place of birthWellington New South Wales
SchoolPublic Schools, Wellington and Mudgee, New South Wales
AddressPercy Street, Wellington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Colless, Percy Street, Wellington, New South Wales
Previous military service42nd Infantry; Served 3 years in Cadets.
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4115
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingBetween Vaux and Noreuil, France
Age at death20.8
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 11/16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Eli and Louisa COLLESS, 200 Addison Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: Lt S. Colless; Pte J. Colless; Lcpl E. Rhynhart; killed.

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