Charles Robert Steele was born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single and a Farm Labourer when he enlisted with the 3rd General Service Reinforcements on 4 March 1918 at the age of 22. His unit embarked from Sydney aboard the Cronles on 5 June 1918. He was transferred to the 39th Battalion on 13 August 1918. By this time the war was coming to an end. He returned to Australia aboard the Barda on 9 December 1919.
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