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Full Name
Charles Randal Fitton
Rank Last Held
Lance Sergeant
Forename(s)
Charles Randal
Surname
Fitton
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
13/605
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
M. Fitton (father), Taihape, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Waimiha, New Zealand
Military District
Auckland
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Auckland Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Auckland, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Star of India or Waimana
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
232
Last Unit Served
Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Palestine
Date of Death
2 April 1918
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel
Description of Image
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
  • Headstone, Jerusalem War Cemetery (Photo Alan and Hazel Kerr, 2007)
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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