SHALLCRASS, Charles Arnott
(Service number 6/4350)

Aliases Also known as Charles Arnott Nichol SHALLCRASS. Birth registered as arnott Nichol SHALLCRASS.
First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank


Date 9 July 1895 Place of Birth Bluff

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Otipua Road, Timaru
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs SHALLCRASS (mother), Otipua Road, Timaru
Religion Anglican
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 11th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 1 April 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egyptian; Western European
Service Medals British War Medal; Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated at Purewa, Auckland
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Arnott SHALLCRASS was born on 9 July 1896 at Bluff, the eldest son of Charles Edward and Eliza Elsie (née NICHOL) SHALLCRASS. After his mother died in 1934, his father married Lucy Mary BOWIE who had served as a nurse in World War I.


Auckland War memorial Museum cenotaph Database [24 June 2016]; NZ Birth Registration (South Canterbury Branch microfiche collection) [24 June 2016]

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