Charles Frederick BLESING


BLESING, Charles Frederick

Service Number: 1994
Enlisted: 29 July 1915
Last Rank: Bombardier
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Hackney, South Australia, 24 March 1894
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Church of England School, Good Shepherd Boarding School, and Public School, Burnside, South Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Zonnebeke, Belgium, 8 October 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burnside Primary School Memorial Gates, Burnside Public School Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

29 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1994, 3rd Light Horse Regiment
10 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1994, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Warilda embarkation_ship_number: A69 public_note: ''
10 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Serapeum
11 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 1994, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Bullecourt (Second)
8 Oct 1917: Involvement Bombardier, SN 1994, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres

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Son of Frederick William and Eliza Alice Blesing, of 29,
Phillip St., Southwark, South Australia. Native of Hackney, South Australia.