Charles Francis SHELL

SHELL, Charles Francis

Service Numbers: 381, 381C
Enlisted: 22 July 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Meredith, Victoria, 20 September 1894
Home Town: Yarraville, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Horse-breaker
Memorials: Meredith State School No 1420 Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

22 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 381, 22nd Machine Gun Company, Melbourne, Victoria
19 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 381, 2nd Machine Gun Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 381, 2nd Machine Gun Company, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
24 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 381C, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion

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"... 381C Private Charles Francis Shell, 2nd Machine Gun Battalion of Yarraville, Vic. A horsebreaker prior to his enlistment on 22 July 1916 he embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT Commonwealth on 19 September 1916." - SOURCE (