WHETTON, Charles Harold
(Service number 23/2114)
|First Rank||Last Rank||Rifleman|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs A.E. Whitton (mother), Bute Street, Aramoho, Wanganui, New Zealand|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|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|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|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|
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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