Service Number: 1637

Rank: Trooper

Unit: Anzac Provost Corps

Service: Australian Army

Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Date of death: 17 April 1917

Place of death: Sinai Peninsula, Egypt

Cause of death: Killed in action

Place of association: Croydon, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: Beersheba War Cemetery, Beersheba, Southern District, Israel

Notes: At the time of his death, Trooper Charles Austin was attached to the 2nd Light Horse Brigade Headquarters

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Charles David Austin's name is located at panel 3 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Map of Commemorative area showing which panel Charles David Austin's name is located

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information on the service records of those who served in the First World War please see Australian Service Records from World War I on the National Archives of Australia website.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

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