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Faux, Charles John (2366)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 26 years 5 months

Enlistment Details: Saturday, 10 July 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2366            view online service record

7 Aston Street
Yarraville, VIC

Next of Kin:
Charles John Faux (father)
7 Aston Street
Yarraville, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 29 September 1915
Ship: RMS Osterley
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion – 5th Reinforcements

DOW: Tuesday, 19 September 1916
Place: 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, England

Brother: John Henry Faux

Private, 23 Infantry, died of wounds 19 September, 1916, England, aged 27, commemorated Lodge Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, England.

Parents: Charles John and Jane Ann FAUX, born Port Melbourne, educated Footscray SS. He was a 26-year-old labourer when he enlisted with father as next of kin in Yarraville. The circular returned by a brother John Henry FAUX (born Port Melbourne, served as 2366, Military Medal) from Yarraville nominating that as the serviceman’s primary place of association. Faux died in 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham after a leg was amputated following his wounding at Pozieres.

Additional research by Brian Membrey

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