DAY, Carl Oscar William

Carl Day is in the second row fourth from the left.

Service Number: 52278
Rank: Not known
Enlistment Unit: 40th Battalion
Transferred Unit: Not known or not applicable
Date of Enlistment: 18 February 1918
Enlistment Age: 34 years 5 months
Fate of person: Returned to Australia

Biographical Details

Carl was 12 when he came to Tasmania from England in 1895. He was active in the Reserves but had been rejected for war service because of defective eye sight. However he tried again in February 1918 and enlisted in the 40th Battalion. He disembarked in England in July and after training he proceeded to France. On his return to Australia Carl worked for Harris Scarfe in Adelaide as an ironmonger. He died there in 1967.

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