WHETTON, Charles Harold
(Service number 23/2114)

First Rank Last Rank Rifleman


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A.E. Whitton (mother), Bute Street, Aramoho, Wanganui, New Zealand
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 4th Reinforcements 1st Battalion, E Company
Date 4 March 1916
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 May 1917 Age
Place of Death Messines, Belgium
Cause Killed in Action
Memorial or Cemetery La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium
Memorial Reference IV. D. 3.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Charles Whetton was the son of Charles Binning Whetton and Ann E Whetton, of Peel Forest, New Zealand.


Surname is recorded as Whitton on the Nominal Roll. On Archives New Zealand, CWGC and newspaper citation the surname is Whetton.

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