Charles ANSON

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ANSON, Charles

Service Number: 732
Enlisted: 4 March 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mooroopna, Victoria Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Mooroopna State School, Victoria
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Villers-Bretonneux France, 21 May 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Daours Communal Cemetery Extension Plot 111, Row C, Grave 10Commemmorated Maroopna Cemetery, Victoria.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
20 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 732, 38th Infantry Battalion
20 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 732, 38th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
21 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 732, 59th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 59th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

59 Battalion

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Meda

Son of George John and Elizabeth Anson, Northgate Street, Maroopna, Victoria

Brother of George Anson Jr., Daisy Anson and Violet Anson