Charles Frederick Roy Fell

First Name: 
Charles
Middle Name: 
Frederick Roy
Last Name: 
Fell
Date of Birth: 
Sunday, September 6, 1891
Mother's Name: 
Alice Fell nee Price
Father's Name: 
George Fell
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, May 15, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
4th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Friday, August 6, 1915
Place of Death: 
Lone Pine, Gallipoli
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Private Charles Fell (Service no. 2161) was born on 6th September, 1891 and attended Keiraville Public School, N.S.W. He was a single 23 year old working as a carter when he enlisted in the AIF.

Charles embarked on HMAT A63 Karoola on 16th June, 1915 with 6th Reinforcements 4th Batallion. Troops were urgently needed so he received very little training, and he arrived on Gallipoli on 4th August, 1915, three months after enlisting. Just in time to take part in the Lone Pine Battle, Charles was killed on 6th August, 1915 after two days of fighting. He is buried in Lone Pine Cemetery Row N Grave 23.

Charles Fell is commemorated on the Wollongong Congregational Church Roll of Honour.

Charles' brother, George Henry Fell, also served.

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