Charles King BROTHERS

Charles King Brothers Photo:
Rangeville State School
Birthplace
Orange NSW
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Draper
Enlisted
02-October-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
7281
Rank
Sapper
Unit
6th Field Company Engineers, 5th Reinforcements
Embarked
31-March-1916
Place
Sydney
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
22 April 1917
Place
Bapaume, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Notes

Also named on Rangeville State School Honour Board and St Luke’s Anglican Church Toowoomba Honour Board.

 

Charles Brothers arrived in France from England in August 1916 and joined his unit In Belgium. In February 1917 he was hospitalised for two weeks with trench feet. In April near Bapaume in France he was severely wounded by shrapnel and died of his wounds the same day. He was only 19 and an only son

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