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Charles Harry COMPTON

Regimental number8789
Place of birthDerby England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPrinter
AddressP O Belmont, Belmont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Jas Compton, P O Belmont, Belmont, Western Australia
Previous military service13th F Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

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