Charles Holten Stanley Ballard enlisted in Melbourne, Victoria at the age of 26 on the 29th of February 1916. He had been born in Lauceston, Tasmania, was Married, and was employed as a Labourer. He volunteered and was stationed with the 39th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement later transferring to the 7th Battalion with the Regimental number 1623. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 12th May 1919. Tree number 2180.