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Charles Morell ARMYTAGE

Regimental number543
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolGeelong Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJackeroo
AddressAlta Vista, Punt Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height6' 0.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, C N Armytage, Alta Vista, Punt Road, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Geelong Grammar School Cadets; 6 months in the Melbourne University Rifles.
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateDischarged 21 October 1915
Discharge date21 October 1915
Family/military connectionsBrother: 551 Pte Clive Norman ARMYTAGE, 4th Light Horse Regiment, discharged, 14 September 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 20 May 1915.

Sick to hospital, 8 August 1915; admitted to HS 'Esmeraldis', 9 August (enteric), 13 August 195; disembarked Alexandria, 13 August 1915; admitted to 21st General Hospital, 14 August 1915 (para typhoid); transferred to England, 23 September 1915, and admitted to 3rd London Geheral Hospital, Wandsworth, 5 October 1915 (enteric).

Discharged in London, 21 October 1915, on being granted a commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the British Army (Royal Field Artillery).
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARMYTAGE Charles Morell

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