Charles Jackeman VANDERWOLF


VANDERWOLF, Charles Jackeman

Service Number: 3709
Enlisted: 8 December 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Thanyan, Wide Bay, Queensland, Australia, June 1891
Home Town: Gympie, Queensland
Schooling: Polmaily State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Influenza - Pneumonia, Military Hospital at Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, England , 12 November 1918
Cemetery: Sutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard
Sutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 24, Row I, Grave 3), Wiltshire
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Miriam Vale War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

8 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3709, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
2 Feb 1915: Involvement Driver, SN 3709, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade
2 Feb 1915: Embarked Driver, SN 3709, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade , SS Hessen, Melbourne
16 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From WW1 Australian War Graves in England/UK

Corporal Charles Jakeman Vanderwolf was born at Theebine, Kilkivan, Queensland in 1892. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) on 8th December, 1914.
Driver Vanderwolf joined M.E.F. (Mediterranean Expeditionary Force) on 30th April, 1915. He was admitted to hospital in August, 1915 then invalided to England with acute Rheumatism. Driver Vanderwolf returned to France in March, 1916. He was promoted to Temporary Corporal & admitted to Military Hospital at Sutton Veny, Wiltshire on 4th November, 1918 with Influenza Pneumonia.
Corporal Charles Jakeman Vanderwolf died at 4 am on 12th November, 1918.
Both soldiers were buried in St. John the Evangelist Churchyard at Sutton Veny, Wiltshire (Vanderwolf buried on 15th November, 1918 & Lilley buried on 19th November, 1918).
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