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Charles Jonas Hortin Ireland

Name on Board CJH Ireland
Name on Service
Charles Jonas Hortin  Ireland
Enlistment Age 19
Occupation Car Builder
Place of Birth Swindon, England
Next of Kin Leonard C and Emily Ireland
Address 149 Ferguson St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 7/06/1915
Service No. 322 (Service No. also noted as 4226)
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 26/08/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Anchisis A68
Unit on Embarkation 2nd Australian Field Ambulance
Date of Death 26/07/1916
Unit on Death 2nd Australian Field Ambulance
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA (while attending to the wounded)
Place of Wounding/
France (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Additional Information Following Charles Ireland's death, Lt. Col. W Hearn wrote to Charles father that he 'was one of those who have caused the name of 'Stretcher bearer' to be universally reverenced throughout the whole Army'.
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