Charles Thomas BLACK

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BLACK, Charles Thomas

Service Number: 678
Enlisted: 27 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hindmarsh, South Australia, 27 November 1883
Home Town: Hackham, Onkaparinga, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Green-grocer
Died: Killed In Action, France, 24 June 1918, aged 34 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hindmarsh WW1 Roll of Honour Heroes of the Great War, Morphett Vale Old Reynella School Roll of Honor, Morphett Vale War Memorial, Wagin War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 678, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 678, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Katuna, Adelaide
24 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 678, 22nd Infantry Battalion

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Husband of Florrie Ellen BLACK

"...678 Driver Charles Thomas Black, 32nd Battalion. A greengrocer from Hackham, SA prior to enlistment, Dvr Black embarked with the Transport Section from Adelaide on HMAT Katuna on 11 November 1915. On 24 June 1918 he was killed in action, aged 34, and was buried in the Vaux-Sur-Somme Communal Cemetery Extension, France. His remains were later exhumed and re-interred in the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Australian Memorial Cemetery)." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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