Charles Forder THORPE


THORPE, Charles Forder

Service Number: 6591
Enlisted: 11 April 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, July 1882
Home Town: North Perth, Vincent, Western Australia
Schooling: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Bootmaker
Died: Killed in Action, France, 16 April 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France), West Leederville War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6591, 11th Infantry Battalion
10 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6591, 11th Infantry Battalion
10 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6591, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Laura and William THORPE.

Husband of Annie nee BREADSALL of 59 Galway Street, Leederville, WA