Roll of Honour Charles Varcoe

Service number 8275
Rank Chief Petty Officer Stoker
Unit HMAS AE 2
Service Royal Australian Navy
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 18 September 1916
Place of Death Belemedik, Turkey
Cause of Death Illness (Meningitis)
Age at Death 38
Place of Association Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Baghdad, Iraq
Source AWM144 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Royal Australian Navy

Location on the Roll of Honour

Charles Varcoe's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

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 name projection

Charles Varcoe's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Sat 12 March 2022 at 10:53pm
  • Fri 13 May 2022 at 8:04pm
  • Sat 06 August 2022 at 2:55am
  • Sat 03 December 2022 at 12:52am


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.