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CPT Charles Aberdeen

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CPT Charles Aberdeen

Birth
Victoria, Australia
Death 4 Aug 1954 (aged 69)
Victoria, Australia
Burial Leongatha, South Gippsland Shire, Victoria, Australia
Plot Ang D 47
Memorial ID 178796873 View Source
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Son of Emily Selby Edwards and Daniel Patrick McKay Aberdeen

WW1 A.I.F.
Regimental number: 3012
Place of birth: Mirboo, Victoria
Religion: Presbyterian
Occupation: Farmer
Address: Leongatha, Victoria
Marital status: Single
Age at embarkation: 31
Height: 5' 8.5"
Weight: 158 lbs
Next of kin: Father, D.P.M. Aberdeen, Mardan, Victoria
Enlistment date: 4 January 1917
Place of enlistment: Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistment: Private
Unit name: 38th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number: 23/55/3
Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll: Private
Unit from Nominal Roll: 2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Returned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date: 30 October 1919
War service: Western Front
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Embarked Melbourne, 19 February 1917; discharged Devonport, England, 25 April 1917; marched into 10th Training Bn, 26 April 1917.

Transferrred to Machine Gun Details, 13 July 1917; marched into Machine Gun Training Depot, Grantham, 15 July 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 12 October 1917; marched into Machine Gun Corps Base Depot, Camiers, 12 October 1917.

Proceeded to unit, 15 October 1917; taken on strength of 5th Machine Gun Company, 16 October 1917.

Admitted to No 5 Field Ambulance, 9 May 1918, and transferred to No 61 Casualty Clearing Station the same day; to No 28 Ambulance Train, 10 May 1918; to No 28 United States General Hospital, Rouen, 11 May 1918 (pharynigitis); to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 19 May 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin); classified Class 'A', 23 May 1918; marched into Australia General Base Depot, Camiers, 26 May 1918.

Proceeded to unit, 7 June 1918, and rejoined 2nd Machine Gun Bn the same day.

On leave to United Kingdom, 2 October 1918; rejoined unit, 20 October 1918.

Detached to Universtie du Travail, Charleroi, 29 January 1919; rejoined unit, 18 April 1919.

Admitted to No 55 Casualty Clearing Station, 18 April 1919; to No 1 Ambulance Train, 27 April 1919; to No 14 Stationary Hospital, 28 April 1919 (scarlet fever); to No 8 Stationary Hospital, 14 May 1919 (scabies); discharged to Base Depot, 25 May 1919.

Proceeded to England, 10 June 1919; marched into No 2 Group, Sutton Veny, 11 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 September 1919; discharged (medically unfit), 30 October 1919.

WW2 Nominal Roll
Service: Australian Army
Service Number: V355311
Date of Birth: 19 Aug 1884
Place of Birth: BERRYS CREEK, VIC
Date of Enlistment: 2 Apr 1942
Locality on Enlistment: BERRYS CREEK, VIC
Place of Enlistment: LEONGATHA, VIC
Next of Kin: ELVA
Date of Discharge: 1 Nov 1945
Rank: Captain
Posting at Discharge: 23 VIC BN V D C

Age: 68


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  • Created by: Tony
  • Added: 26 Apr 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 178796873
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/178796873/charles-aberdeen : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Charles Aberdeen (19 Aug 1884–4 Aug 1954), Find a Grave Memorial ID 178796873, citing Leongatha Cemetery, Leongatha, South Gippsland Shire, Victoria, Australia ; Maintained by Tony (contributor 47889408) .