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Charles Allen Alexander

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Allen AWMM
  • Surname
    Alexander AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5226 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 28 December 1915 AWMM Milais, 5 Fairmount Street, Petersham, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E Alexander, Milais, 5 Fairmount Street, Petersham, New South Wales AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 28 December 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 5226 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served with the Royal Australian Garrison Artillery, Middle Head, New South Wales. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      133 lb AWMM
    • 11 April 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 7 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 14 June 1916; takern on strength, 13th Bn, in the field, 21 July 1916.
    Wounded in action, 13 August 1916; admitted to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 14 August 1916 (shrapnel wound, head); transferred to England, 16 August 1916, and admitted to Graylingwell War Hospital, Chichester, 16 August 1916; transferred to Woodcote Convalescent Hospital, 25 September 1916; to County of London War Hospital, Epsom, 18 October 1916 (deafness, both ears); discharged on furlough, 5 December 1916, to report No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 21 December 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 24 January 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 9 February 1917.
    Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 8 October 1917, declared fate to be 'Killed in Action, 11 April 1917'. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 April 1917 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    VILLERS AWMM

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