Charles Frederick BLESING

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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, 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
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burnside Primary School Memorial Gates, 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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Biography

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