Charles James ANDERSON MID

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ANDERSON, Charles James

Service Number: NX8126
Enlisted: 3 September 1939, Marrickville, New South Wales
Last Rank: Staff Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/1st Field Regiment
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 9 May 1909
Home Town: Dee Why, Warringah, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Metal Trade Worker
Died: Died of wounds, Greece, 29 April 1941, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece
Athens Memorial Face 10 Roll of Honor Dee Why NSW
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN NX8126
3 Sep 1939: Enlisted Marrickville, New South Wales
18 Dec 1939: Promoted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, 2nd/1st Field Regiment, Promoted to Sergeant with effect 03 Nov 39
10 Jan 1940: Embarked Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN NX8126, 2nd/1st Field Regiment, Embarked on HMT.U.5. from Sydney, Australia
10 Jan 1940: Embarked Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Sergeant, SN NX8126, Disembarked Kantarar, Cyprus
8 Mar 1940: Promoted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Staff Sergeant, 2nd/1st Field Regiment, Promoted to Staff Sergeant, assigned as Battery Quartermaster Sergeant - Palestine
4 Jul 1940: Transferred Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Staff Sergeant, 2nd/1st Field Regiment, Assigned to Y Anti-Aircraft Regiment, 2/1 Field Regiment (Regimental headquarters and the 1st Battery were assigned formed this unit)
9 Jan 1941: Wounded Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Staff Sergeant, SN NX8126, 2nd/1st Field Regiment, Libya/North Africa, Illness - severe influenza Evacuated to 2 Australian General Hospital
17 Jan 1941: Transferred Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Staff Sergeant, 2nd/1st Field Regiment, Discharged from 2 Australian General Hospital - Transferred to 6 Div, Artillery Training Regiment
29 Apr 1941: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Staff Sergeant, 2nd/1st Field Regiment

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Biography

Son of Charles Peter and Mary Elizabeth Anderson, of Dee Why, New South Wales, Australia.