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Medical Practitioner by Occupation, Charles Arthur Courtney enlisted on the 30th of August 1914 in the 4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Captain and was listed as returned to Australia on the 22nd of January 1916. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 'Wiltshire' on the 19th of October 1914. Proceeded to join M.E.F. in the 4th Light Horse Regiment, Alexandria on the 20th of May 1915. Admitted sick to Hospital, ANZAC on the 24th of September 1915 and Embarked for England per H.S. 'Grampian' from Mudros on the 28th of September 1915; admitted to 3rd London General Hospital Wandsworth, shot wound, War Office London on the 2nd of October 1915. Invalided to Australia and struck off Strength of Base Depot at Australia and New Zealand Base, Weymouth on the 21st of January 1916. Returned to Australia on the 22nd of January 1916. Appointment Terminated on the 31st of March 1916. Tree No. 506