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Full Name
Charles Walter Allan Lilley
Rank Last Held
Lance Corporal
Forename(s)
Charles Walter Allan
Surname
Lilley
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
38414
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Mill hand
Next of Kin
Mrs Jane Lilley (mother), Omanawa Falls, Tauranga, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
22nd Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company
Embarkation Date
16 February 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Aparima
Destination
Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number
55
Page on Nominal Roll
5
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Le Cateau, France
Date of Death
1 October 1918
Age at Death
21
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Grevillers (New Zealand) Memorial, Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Biographical Notes
Charles Lilley was the son of Walter and Jane Lilley, of Omanawa Flats, Tauranga, New Zealand. Born in New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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