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Full Name
William Charteris
Forename(s)
William
Surname
Charteris
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
14584
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farmer
Next of Kin
G. Charteris (father), Mangatoro, Dannevirke, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
14th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation Date
26 June 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
34
Page on Nominal Roll
7
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
15 June 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium
Biographical Notes
William Charteris was the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Charteris, of Mangatoro, New Zealand.
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