Le CREN, Charles Frederic
(Service number 36815)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date 14 September 1896 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Eiffelton, Ashburton
Occupation Shepherd
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin F. J. Le CREN (father), Seaview Terrace. Timaru
Religion Church of 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 24th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry regiment, B Company
Date 5 April 1917
Transport Devon
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date *1980 Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles Fredic Le Cren was the son of Frederic Jaumard and Adelaide Helen (née Nantes). He returned to New Zealand on the Maunganui in June 1919. Charles married Lily Harriet Hill in 1922.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 March 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) 17 March 2018]; Timaru Herald, 16 June 1919 (Papers Past) [17 March 2018]

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