Charles MONTIGNANI

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MONTIGNANI, Charles

Service Number: 569
Enlisted: 14 September 1914
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Dundee, Scotland, 1889
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Board School, Scotland
Occupation: Dairyman
Died: Killed in Action, Mericourt, France, 22 August 1918
Cemetery: Heath Cemetery, Picardie
Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 13. Personal Inscription HE HATH DONE WHAT HE COULD
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World War 1 Service

14 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 569, 3rd Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 569, 3rd Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 569, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
1 Jun 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Driver

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

Enlisted and served under the alias of Charles Walker. 

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Age on arrival in Australia 20

Date of enlistment: 14.09.1914
Place of enlistment: Sydney, NSW.

Rank on enlistment-Private [later became Driver]

Australian Infantry-3rd Battalion- C Company.

Age at embarkation 25
Next of kin-Brother, J Walker, Edinburgh, Scotland.

He was 27 and  the son of John Oswald Montignani and Agnes Bell Montignani of 12 Fettes Row, Edinburgh.

Dundee paid a high price for her war efforts. By the armistice, over 4,000 men and several women had made the ultimate sacrifice. Their names are recorded in the city’s Roll of Honour.

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