Charles Edgar (Charlie) BODINNER

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BODINNER, Charles Edgar

Service Number: 6102
Enlisted: 24 May 1916, Place of enlistment - Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Moonta, South Australia, 15 April 1875
Home Town: Moonta, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Moonta Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Ganger (S.A.R.)
Died: Killed in Action, France, 29 October 1918, aged 43 years
Cemetery: Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot II, Row A, Grave 2
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Moonta All Saint's Anglican Church Memorial Honour Roll, Moonta War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 6102, Place of enlistment - Adelaide, South Australia
25 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 6102, Tunnelling Companies, Embarked on HMAT 'A38' Ulysses from Melbourne --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '6' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ulysses embarkation_ship_number: A38 public_note: ''
29 Oct 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 6102, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)

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Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

"The Late Sapper C. E. Bodinner.

BODINNER.— Killed on the 29th October, somewhere in France, result of enemy air raid, Sapper E. Bodinner (Charlie), late S.A.R., beloved husband of M. J. Bodinner, of Moonta, after two years' service.— Inserted by his loving wife and children, Mary and Pearl, and only sister, Mrs. Weidenbach." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 23 Nov 1918 (nla.gov.au)

 

 

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