RENNETT, Albert David
(Service number 60990)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||31 October 1889||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs M Rennett (mother), 44 Dee Street, Timaru, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces (?)||Served in|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Corinthic|
|Date||13 October 1917|
|Embarked From||Wellington New Zealand||Destination||Liverpool, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||25 August 1918||Age|
|Place of Death||Bapaume, France|
|Cause||Killed in action|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France|
|Memorial Reference||III. E. 20|
|New Zealand Memorials||On Memorial wall, Timaru; Loyal Timaru Lodge I.O.O.F. Memorial Tablet|
Albert Rennett was the son of Mrs Rennett of 44 Dee Street, Timaru, New Zealand. 1909 - Julia Batchelor married Harry Thomas Rennett; 1910 - Margaret Esther Mary was born to Julia and Harry Thomas Rennett. 1931 Probate at Christchurch.
Was expected home to Timaru by train at 1.40 with other returning soldiers. May 1919.
Cenotaph database (Ocober 2014); Digitised Military Personal File at Archives NZ; Timaru Herald, 19 May 1919 p11 and 6 July 1920 p8.
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