Charles Raby ANSTEY

ANSTEY, Charles Raby

Service Numbers: 2327, 2327A
Enlisted: 12 August 1915, Lismore, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tregeagle, New South Wales, Australia, 2 March 1891
Home Town: Lismore, Lismore Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Tregeagle and Lismore Public Schools and Sydney Grammar School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Etaples, France, 2 July 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Estaires Communal Cemetery and Extension
Plot 11, Row T, Grave 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lismore & District Memorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

12 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Lismore, New South Wales
5 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2327, 25th Infantry Battalion
5 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2327, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Warilda, Brisbane
28 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2327, 9th Infantry Battalion
2 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2327A, 9th Infantry Battalion

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9 Battalion

Rank - Private

27 Febraury 1916 - Proceed to join 9 Btn Zetonia

28 February 1916 - Joined Btn at Habeita

27 March 1916 - Proceeding to join B.E.F from Alexandria on board Saxonia

3 April 1916 - Disembarked Marseilles

2 July 1916 - Wounded in action. To hospital with gunshot wound to the ankle resulting in amputation

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Headstone inscription; The loved & only son of Mr & Mrs Anstey of Trefeagle N.S.W. Age 26

Son of Charles and Jane Anstey, of Tregeagle, New South Wales.