Charles Henry SOUTHERN

SOUTHERN, Charles Henry

Service Numbers: 1934, 1934A
Enlisted: 16 December 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Brunswick, Victoria, 1 April 1892
Home Town: Brunswick, Moreland, Victoria
Schooling: Brunswick East State School
Occupation: Fire fighter
Died: Died of wounds, Peronne, France, 18 September 1918, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension
Doingt Communal Cemetery Extension, Doingt, Peronne, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, City of Brunswick Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

16 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1934, Melbourne, Victoria
28 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1934, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
28 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1934, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
19 Nov 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 4th Pioneer Battalion
9 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Machine Gun Battalion
18 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1934A, 1st Machine Gun Battalion , "The Last Hundred Days"

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Charles Henry SOUTHERN was born on 1st April, 1892 in Brunswick, Victoria

His parents were John Henry SOUTHERN and Ellen MATHERSON