BEE, Charles Edwin
(Service number 12326)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank Sergeant


Date 13 April 1890 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Masterton
Occupation Stock buyer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Samuel BEE (father), Kingsdown, via Timaru
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 6th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company
Date 6 May 1916
Transport Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Wellington Regiment

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No information

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 27 June 1967 Age 77 years
Place of Death Palmerston North
Notices Timaru Herald, 28 June 1967
Memorial or Cemetery Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North
Memorial Reference Area DA, Block 002, Plot 007
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Edwin Bee was the son of Samuel and Arabella (née Raddon) Bee, of Kingsdown near Timaru.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [24 February 2017]; Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North, headstone image (Palmerston North City Council) [24 February 2017]

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