Charles Pertel

Born 23.01.1889

Place Arensburg (Kuressaare) (?), Oesel (Saaremaa), Estonia

Ethnic origin Estonian

Religion Church of England

Mother Anna Pertel


Wife Edith E. Pertel (nee White), married 1927 in Broken Hill; Edith died in 1928. Daughter Ruby May Pertel.

Arrived at Australia
from New York
on 5.11.1908
per Janari
disembarked at Port Pirie, SA

Residence before enlistment Port Pirie, Port Adelaide and sailing on the South Australian Coast

Occupation 1913 seaman, later: rigger

Service 1
service number 2595
enlisted 3.05.1915
POE Keswick, SA
unit 12th Battalion, 52nd Battalion, 49th Battalion
rank Private
place Gallipoli, 1915; Western Front, 1916-1918
casualties WIA 1916, 1918
final fate RTA 5.04.1919
discharged 18.07.1919

Service 2 (WWII)
service number S76541
enlisted 1942
unit DH Det. Coy
final fate Died while serving in the Second AIF

Naturalisation 1913

Residence after the war Broken Hill, NSW

Died 6.11.1942, Broken Hill, NSW


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised WWI service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

WWII service records (NAA)




Glyn Llanwarne's Lost Medals Australia blog

Charles Pertel

Newspaper articles

Death of Mr. C. Pertel. - Barrier Miner, Broken Hill, NSW, 6 November 1942, p. 3.

Funeral notices. - Barrier Daily Truth, Broken Hill, NSW, 7 November 1942, p. 2.

Late Mr. C. Pertel. - Barrier Miner, Broken Hill, NSW, 9 November 1942, p. 2.