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Full Name
Charles Easton Wells
Rank Last Held
Sergeant (Air Gunner)
Forename(s)
Charles Easton
Surname
Wells
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
NZ411112
Gender
Male
Next of Kin
George Wells (father), Feilding, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
Royal New Zealand Air Force
Campaigns
Europe
Last Unit Served
Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit, RAF
Place of Death
Germany
Date of Death
29 July 1942
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1942
Cause of Death
Killed on air operations
Cemetery Name
Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany
Grave Reference
Grave 26 J 6
Obituary
Obituary: Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). p.47.
Biographical Notes
  • Son of George and Ada Rose Wells of Feilding
  • Two brothers lost their lives: Charles Easton Wells (NZ411112) and George Wells (NZ391886)
Further References
  • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
  • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Portrait p.29.
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association.
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