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Charles David FARNSWORTH

Regimental number325
Place of birthWarrenmang Victoria
SchoolWarrenmang, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWarrenmang via Moonambel, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Farnsworth, Irymple, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 23 September 1917
Place of death or woundingVeldhoex Farm, Menin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death26.11
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row F, Grave No. 20), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Mildura Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Francis (d. 9 August 1932, aged 74; bu. Mildura Cemetery) and Helen Margaret Janet (d. 18 November 1944, aged 82; bu. Mildura Cemetery) FARNSWORTH
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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