Charles William Victor (Vic) PADE

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PADE, Charles William Victor

Service Numbers: 4549, 4549A
Enlisted: 14 September 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hahndorf, South Australia, 3 October 1884
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: North Broken Hill Public School
Occupation: Labourer/Pipe Fitter
Died: Killed in Action, Hazelbrouck, France, 30 May 1918, aged 33 years
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 17
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial, Kingscote Kangaroo Island WW1 Roll of Honour, Penneshaw Kangaroo Island Men Roll of Honor WW1, Penneshaw War Memorial, Waratah Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4549, Adelaide, South Australia
7 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4549, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4549, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
30 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 4549A, 10th Infantry Battalion, Merris (France)

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Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954)  Thu 14 Dec 1916

IN BROKEN HILL.

PRIVATE C. V. PADE WOUNDED.

Mr. and Mrs. F. Pade, of Lane street, were this morning notified by telegram by the officer in charge of Base Records that their son, Private Charles Victor Pade, had been wounded in France. Private Pade enlisted at the latter end of last year, and sailed on February 7, 1916. Immediately prior to enlisting he was working on Kangaroo Island, he having left Broken Hill in search of work. While in Broken Hill he was working at the Proprietary mine. Private Pade was well known in football circles as "Vic."

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article45412190

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