Palmer C.B

Charles Benjamin Palmer

Service Record

Regimental number- 2645

Religion- Church of England

Occupation- Billiard marker

Address- Uranquinty, New South Wales

Marital status -Single

Age at embarkation- 21

Next of kin -Mother, Mrs Elizabeth Palmer, Uranquinty, New South Wales

Enlistment date- 2 July 1915

Rank on enlistment- Private

Unit name- 1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement

AWM Embarkation Roll number- 23/18/2

Embarkation details- Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915

Rank from Nominal Roll- Private

Unit from Nominal Roll -53rd Battalion

Fate -Killed in Action 22 February 1917

Place of burial- Guards' Cemetery (Plot XII, Row AA, Grave No. 2), Lesboeufs, France

Panel number, Roll of Honour,-
Australian War Memorial 158

Miscellaneous information from
cemetery records- Commemorated in Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales.

Courtesy of


He was killed in action in France on the 22nd of February 1917. His age has not yet been discovered.

Grave Details

Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Peronne, Picardie, France
Authors- Rosie Yates and Jessica Galvin

Yerong Creek Public School

This site is a project with the Yerong Creek community in commemoration of the centary of the Gallipoli campaign on April 15 1915.