September 1914- Took Part in Operations in German New Guinea
3/09/1915- Granted RAN Good Conduct Badge
3/09/1912- Served ” Cerberus ” as 2nd Class Stoker
24/11/1912- Served ” Encounter ” as 2nd Class Stoker
1/01/1913- To London Depot
12/06/1913- Remains London Depot as STOKER
28/02/1914- Served on Submarines as STOKER
25/05/1914- Served ” Penguin ” as STOKER
1/01/1915- Served on Submarine as STOKER
1/07/1915- To London Depot
13/05/1917- Certified as a PRISONER OF WAR in Turkey
9/01/1919- Served ” Cerberus ”
24/04/1919- Discharged from Service

 

AUTHORS  NOTE

 

SUCKLING, Charles George-  Charles was a Stoker on the RAN Submarine , AE2, which was damaged by a Turkish Warship in the Dardanelles, and subsequently scuttled by her CAPTAIN on 30 April 1915.  All crew members were taken  PRISONERS  OF  WAR.

 

PRISONER  OF  WAR- RED  CROSS  FILES  SUMMARY

 

19/10/1917- London-  Certified by Australian Commonwealth dated 13/05/1917-  ” Prisoner of War in Turkey- Interred Afion Kara “.

 

2/12/1918- London- Certified by Cable from Cairo 28/11/1918- ” Repatriated Prisoner of War from Turkey- ” Arrived Alexandria 21/11/1918 “.

 

18/12/1918- London- Certified by Cairo Cable received 17/12/1918- ” Repatriated from Turkey “.