Charles Timothy Herbert BINFIELD

BINFIELD, Charles Timothy Herbert

Service Number: 484
Enlisted: 13 July 1915, Brisbane B Company
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Dover, Kent, England, UK, 1891
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 1 November 1916
Cemetery: Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt
Plot II, Row E, Grave 36
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cooran and District Roll of Honour, Singleton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

13 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 484, 31st Infantry Battalion, Brisbane B Company
9 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 484, 31st Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Wandilla embarkation_ship_number: A62 public_note: ''
9 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 484, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
15 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 31st Infantry Battalion
31 Oct 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 484, 31st Infantry Battalion, Compound fracture & lacerations to his brain
1 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 484, 31st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Charles Timothy Herbert BINFIELD was born in Dover, Kent, England in 1890

His parents were Timothy Harrington BINFIELD & Kate HILLS

He enlisted in Brisbane on 13th July, 1915 and embarked with the 31st Infantry Battalion, B Company on 9th November, 1915 from Melbourne on the ship HMAT Wandilla

Charles was wounded on 31st October, 1916 and died the following day at the 1 Anzac Dressing Station of a compound fracture & lacerations to his brain - he is buried in the Dartmoor Cemetery and his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial

Medals:  1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal