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Charles Robert Rooney was a gardener who had been born in Ballarat and enlisted from there on 9th July 1915. He was 21 years of age, and single. He joined the 14th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 3896. Later he was promoted to Sergeant, and also was transferred to 46th Infantry Battalion. On 11th April 1917 he was killed in action at Bullecourt. His name is on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
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