Charles Taylor Noble

First Name: 
Charles
Middle Name: 
Taylor
Last Name: 
Noble
Date of Birth: 
Thursday, February 2, 1899
Mother's Name: 
Mary Noble
Father's Name: 
Charles Noble
Date Enlisted: 
Tuesday, February 2, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Boy
Rank at Discharge: 
Regulating Petty Officer
Unit: 
Royal Australian Navy
Service: 
Royal Australian Navy
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Thursday, November 20, 1941
Place of Death: 
At sea
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action, World War II
Details: 

Charles Noble (Service No 4563) was born in Wollongong, N.S.W. and enlisted in the Navy on his 16th birthday.

Charles saw service on various ships during World War 1 and left the Navy in 1922.

He joined the NSW Police force and served for 18 years, having spent 10 years with the water police.

In 1940 Charles re-enlisted in the Navy and was a Regulating Petty Officer on HMAS Sydney.

Charles went down with the ship in the Indian Ocean on 20th November 1941.

His next of kin was his wife Lelia.

Sources: 
NAA: A6770, NOBLE C T

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