Charles Osborne KINROSS

KINROSS, Charles Osborne

Service Number: 139
Enlisted: 6 March 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
Born: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Parkville, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Coppersmith
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World War 1 Service

6 Mar 1916: Enlisted Private, SN 139, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), Enlisted at Melbourne
16 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 139, No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
16 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 139, No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne
1 May 1918: Promoted Corporal, At Kantara
1 Jun 1919: Discharged Private, SN 139, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Elizabeth Kinross of 23 Church Street, Parkville West, Victoria

4 March 1919 - commenced return to Australia on board HT Port Sydney disembarking on the 17 April 1919 in Melbourne

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

In 1925 Charles applied for a grant under the War Service Homes Act. At the time he was residing at Carrington Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria