LATTER, Percy Frederick
(Service number 35285)

Aliases Died as Frederick Percy Latter
First Rank Driver Last Rank Driver


Date 21 November 1893 Place of Birth London, England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Werry's Hotel, Timaru
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Miss Eva LATTER (sister), G.P.O., London W., England
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 20th Reinforcements, New Zealand Engineers
Date 30 December 1916
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Engineers

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No information

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 16 January 1973 Age 80 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 43, Plot 786
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Percy Frederick Latter was born in 1893 in London, England. he was resident in Timaru wehen he enlisted with the New Zealand Forces. On 28 November 1923 at St Peter's Church, Temuka, he married Lily Mary Hobbs. Lily predeceased Percy by over 35 years.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 January 2017[; Timaru cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [13 January 2017]

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