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Edward H. Charles

Staff Sergeant

6th Field Ambulance

Medals Earned

  • 1914-15 Star

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Mr. R. Charles
  • Plaque: 1212

Additional Info

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Born in Ballarat, Victoria and a Chemist by Occupation, Edward Harold Charles was 28 years and single when enlisted on the 14th of July 1915 in the 2nd Casualty Clearing Station, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 7332. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 'Wandilla' on the 9th of November 1915. Transferred to 6th Australian Field Ambualnce from the 2nd Casulaity Clearing Station, France for Influenza on teh17th of February 1916Promoted Temporary Sergeant in France on the 16th of August 1916 and promoted Sergeant in France to complete establishment; promoted senior Sergeant on the 23rd of October 1916. On teh6th of December 1916 sick evacuated Ulcer Bowel and Invalided to England per Wandilla from Havre. Embarked per H.S. No. 1 for for return to Australia for change from England on the 3rd of July 1917 Urethro-anal Fistula, Chronic Cystitis Perianal abscess; incapacity. Discharged from the 3rd Military District ex A.I.F. ex 'Karoola' Military Unit. Tree No. 1212

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour