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Charles Lane DE BOOS

Regimental number55602
Date of birth22 January 1878
Place of birthEuroa, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address17 Rippon Street, North Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40.2
Height5' 6.75"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs C De Boos, c/o Mrs D McKernan, Balmattum, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 April 1918
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date4 January 1920
Other details

War service: France (post-Armistice), England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 6 September 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 20 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 4 January 1920.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death30 October 1937
Age at death59
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, DE BOOS Charles Lane

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