Charles William (Chick) RUSHTON

RUSHTON, Charles William

Service Number: 819
Enlisted: 18 August 1914
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Epsom, Victoria, Australia, November 1894
Home Town: California Gully, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Steele's Post, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 12 July 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 6, Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bendigo Great War Roll of Honor, Eaglehawk Loyal Darling Lodge Honor Roll WW1, Epsom School No 2367 Honor Roll, Huntly Memorial Hall Honor Roll, North Bendigo State School No 1267 Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 819, 7th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 819, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 819, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 819, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, Gallipoli landings (second wave). GSW to lower back and stomach (severe). Evacuated to Egypt.
12 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 819, 7th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, Steele's Post

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