Charles Oxley PIESSE

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PIESSE, Charles Oxley

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 24 March 1916, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Arthur River, Western Australia, 8 April 1891
Home Town: Wagin, Wagin, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Pastoralist
Died: Died of wounds, France, 7 December 1917, aged 26 years
Cemetery: St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mount Lawley - Inglewood War Memorial , Wagin & District Honour Roll, Wagin War Memorial, Wembley Downs Hale School Honour Roll 1, Wembley Downs Hale School Memorial Grove
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World War 1 Service

24 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Officer, Perth, Western Australia
23 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Fremantle
20 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion
20 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion, Menin Road, GSW (leg)
7 Dec 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 11th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Charles Oxley PIESSE was born at Arthur River, Western Australia in 1891

His parents were Charles Austin PIESSE & Martha Amelia Ellen CHIPPER

He married Evelyn Ivy RILEY in Western Australia on 28th March, 1916 at the Archbishops Chapel in Perth,  WA - one known child Esme Amelia PIESSE

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There is a Memorial Tablet in St Georges Church in Wagin, WA which reads

"TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY HUSBAND CHARLES OXLEY PIESSE, LIEUTENANT 11TH BATTALION, A.I.F. WHO DIED OF WOUNDS AT ROUEN IN FRANCE ON 7th DECEMBER, 1917"

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