Person Sheet

Name Charles Henry George WHELAN
Birth 1896, Buchan
Death 4 Aug 1916, Pozieres, Somme Sector, France Age: 20
Burial Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France26
Father Thomas Mortimer WHELAN (1865-1939)
Mother Sarah Jane PELL (1864-1906)
Notes for Charles Henry George WHELAN
26Charles Henry George WHELAN
Regimental number 861
Place of birth Buchan, Victoria
School from Roll of Honour Various State Schools
Religion Roman Catholic
Occupation Hairdresser
Address Gillies Street, Rochester, Victoria
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 19
Next of kin Father, T M Whelan, Rutherglen, Victoria
Previous military service Nil
Enlistment Date 24 February 1915
Rank on enlistment Private
Unit name 23rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/40/1
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll Private
Unit from Nominal Roll 23rd Battalion
Fate Killed in Action 4 August 1916
Place of death or wounding Pozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death 20
Commemoration details Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
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