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Charles Gordon DANSIE

Regimental number1686
Place of birthSedan, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationLabourer
AddressTowitta, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.4
Height5' 9.25"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Dansie, Towitta, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date21 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Macquarie', 28 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 21 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 January 1961
Age at death62
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, DANSIE Charles Gordon

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