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Full Name
Philip Gardner Tattle
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Philip Gardner
Surname
Tattle
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/246
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Lance Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
School teacher
Next of Kin
L.W. Tattle (brother), care of Public Trust Office, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Longbush, Masterton, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Limerick or Arawa
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
711
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
29 April 1915
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
  • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey
  • National War Memorial Carillon, 41 Buckle Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Memorial Reference
Panel 75
Obituary
Corporal P. G. Tattle, who has been killed at the Dardanelles, was a schoolmaster at Longbush when he enlisted. (Auckland Weekly News, 24 June 1915, p. 21)
Biographical Notes
  • Philip Tattle was the son of Mrs. M. A. Tattle, of 'The Pine', Dufferin Street, Wellington.
  • He is commemorated on one of the bells (donated by Mary Ann Tattle) of the National War Memorial Carillon, Wellington.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source
Further References
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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