Charles Henry CARSTENS

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CARSTENS, Charles Henry

Service Number: 4430
Enlisted: 6 September 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 1893
Home Town: Petrie, Moreton Bay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Slaughterman
Died: Died of wounds - multiple shell wounds, Belgium, 28 October 1917
Cemetery: Menin Road South Military Cemetery
Special Memorial 4 Headstone inscription reads: For King and Country
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4430, Enlisted at Brisbane
31 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4430, 9th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
31 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4430, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Brisbane
11 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, In the field
28 Oct 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 4430, 9th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Hans Jasper Carstens and Annie Louisa Carstens of Dakabin, QLD formerly of Petrie, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal