Charles Littlebury WEBB

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WEBB, Charles Littlebury

Service Number: 2465
Enlisted: 30 April 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Forest Lodge, New South Wales, 15 March 1881
Home Town: Glebe, New South Wales
Schooling: Stanmore Public School
Occupation: Tailor's cutter
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 23 July 1916, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

30 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2465, 9th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane, Queensland
20 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2465, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Sydney
20 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2465, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2465, 9th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

"...2465 Private Charles Littlebury Webb, 9th Battalion, of Brisbane, Qld. Son of Edmund and Emily Mowbray Webb, Gladeville, NSW. A tailor's cutter prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Shropshire (A9) on 20 August 1915. He was killed in action on 23 July 1916 in France, aged 35. He has no known grave and is remembered with honour on the Villers Bretonneux Memorial, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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