GUNN, Charles
(Service number 24/773)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank Rifleman


Date 4 March 1905 Place of Birth Wataroa, West Coast

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Ward, Marlborough
Occupation Bridge builder
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs P A Gunn(mother) Wataroa
Religion CoE
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 2nd Battalion, NZ Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship C Company
Date 9 October 1915
Transport HMNZT 30. 31,32.33.34. Maunganui, Tahiti, Aparima, Navua, Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle RIfle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, 3rd

Military Awards

Service Medals
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 18 June 1916 Age 26
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause kia
Memorial or Cemetery Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres,France
Memorial Reference II. B.34
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

son of Alexander and Phoebe Ann Gunn ofWataroa, Westland. Other brothers, Willliam b 1879. Henry b 1881, Richard b 1884


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