WHITE Charles Montague

About Charles White

Charles was born in Devon in England in 1880. He emigrated to Australia as a child with his family who settled in the Araulen area of Victoria. Charles married Isobel in Perth in 1914. Charles listed his occupation as a stockman and farmer.

Broome Connection

Charles worked in the La Grange area as a stockman from 1912-1916. He enlisted for the AIF while in Broome, his attestation paper was signed by the Mayor of Broome; W. Clarke-Hall and his medical was performed in Broome by Dr. Harada.

War Service

Charles enlisted in the AIF in July 1916, and was posted to the 44th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement. He left Fremantle aboard the HMAT Argyllshire in November  and arrived in Davenport in January 1917. He joined his regiment in the field in Belgium in April and was wounded by gun shot wounds to the leg in June, and later died from those wounds.

Enlistment Details

Other Online Resources

View Charles White at the National Archives of Australia
View Charles White at the Australian War Memorial