Charles John (Jack) VYNER

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VYNER, Charles John

Service Number: 569
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, 4 October 1893
Home Town: Neutral Bay, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Maitland High School and the Church of England Grammar School, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 2 May 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Maitland High School Roll of Honour, Northbridge (Shore) Sydney Church of England Grammar School Memorial Cricket Ground Roll of Honour, Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 569, 2nd (SA) Battalion VDC, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
3 Sep 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 2nd (SA) Battalion VDC, Prior to embarking
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 569, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Lance Corporal, SN 569, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
1 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 2nd (SA) Battalion VDC
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 569, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
2 May 1915: Involvement Corporal, SN 569, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles James and Selina Alice Vyner of Shadler Street, Neutral Bay, NSW

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

Also served in the senior cadets