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Charles Richard ANSELL

Regimental number138
Place of birthSwan Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSwan Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Frank Ansell, Swan Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2825 Pte Alfred William ANSELL [served as Alfred William FITCH], 5th Pioneer Bn, killed in action, 23 July 1916; 10314 Gunner Frank ANSELL, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 8 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 June 1963
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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