Charles ADKINS

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ADKINS, Charles

Service Number: 5791
Enlisted: 18 April 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 1893
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Perth Boys School, Western Australia
Occupation: Locomotive fireman
Died: Died of wounds, United Kingdom, 5 June 1917
Cemetery: Harefield (St. Mary) Churchyard
Harefield(st Mary) Churchyard, Middlesex Grave reference: Australian Section. 36 Chaplain J.V.F. Gregg-MacGregor officiated
Memorials: West Leederville War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

18 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1
13 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5791, 28th Infantry Battalion
13 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5791, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Fremantle
Date unknown: Involvement 28th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

28 Battalion

Rank - Private

Wounded (head and left arm) at Bullecourt, France

Son of Charles and Margaret Adkins, of 170, Carr St., Leederville, Western Australia