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Full Name
Rupert Septimus Caddie
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Rupert Septimus
Surname
Caddie
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
47855
First Known Rank
Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment
Salesman
Next of Kin
Mrs Thomas Caddie (mother), 59 Prince Albert Road, Musselburgh, Dunedin, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
26th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Embarkation Date
9 June 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
66
Page on Nominal Roll
12
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, D Company
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
24 July 1918
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France
Grave Reference
III. D. 27.
Biographical Notes
Rupert Caddie was the son of Thomas and Alice Caddie, of Dunedin, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
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