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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Private Charles Henry Somerton

1876
Born in Bacchus Marsh, VIC
5/10/1916
Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, Perth, WA in the AIF, aged 40
9/10/1916
Allocated to the 16th Battalion
17/10/1916
Allocated to the 8th Reinforcements, 51st Battalion
23/12/1916
Embarked from Fremantle, WA aboard the HMAT A35 Berrima
16/2/1917
Disembarked at Devenport, England
21/2/1917
Marched in to the 15th Training Battalion
6/3/1917
Marched in to the 13th Training Battalion
14/6/1917
Proceeded overseas to France
4/7/1917
Joined the 51st Battalion in France
10/11/1917
Admitted to hospital
14/1/1918
Returned to England
31/1/1918
Embarked for Australia aboard the Ostereley for change - rheumatism
25/4/1918
Discharged from the AIF in WA
5/9/1953
Died in WA, aged 77

Last updated by lee, Mon, 03 May 2021 17:18:43