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Charles Stanley FASHAM

Regimental number4494
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrougham Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6.75"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinMrs A Fasham, c/o Mrs Ward, Brougham Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBendigo, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date21 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 28 January 1916; disembarked Alexandria, 28 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 4 April 1916.

Proceeded to Machine Gun Base Depot, Camiers, 23 July 1916.

Joined 6th Bn, in the field, 26 August 1916.Admitted to No 2 Australian Field Ambulance, 26 September 1917 (gonorrhoea), and transferred to 1st Australian Division Rest Station; to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 28 September 1917; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 29 September 1917; discharged to Base Details, 9 January 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 106 days.

Rejoined Bn, in the field, 27 January 1918.

Proceeded to England, 5 March 1919, for return to Australia.

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 29 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 21 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 November 1963
Age at death73
Place of burialUnderbool Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, FASHAM Charles Stanley

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