Charles Nathan KENT

KENT, Charles Nathan

Service Number: 6445
Enlisted: 17 May 1916, Narrabri Depot Camp
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Warialda, Gwydir - New South Wales, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Warialda, Gwydir, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Memorials: Delungra ANZAC Park, Koloona HR
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World War 1 Service

17 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 6445, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Narrabri Depot Camp
1 Nov 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 20th Infantry Battalion
11 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 6445, 20th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '13' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Suevic embarkation_ship_number: A29 public_note: ''
12 Jul 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 6445, 20th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", Near Villers Bretonneux / Le Hamel. Based on Battalion war diaries it is presumed his wounds were a result of enemy artillery shelling which occurred sporadically over the course of three days before they were relieved by the19th Battalion. A number of soldiers were killed and only 1 recorded as wounded in the incident, As a consequence of his wounds he was repatriated to England and subsequently back to Australia 'invalid' for discharge.
14 Jan 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 6445, 20th Infantry Battalion

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