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Full Name
Charles Leslie Beattie
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Charles Leslie
Surname
Beattie
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
39741
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Labourer
Next of Kin
Mrs S.A. Beattie (mother), Porangahau, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
22nd Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B 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
7
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
7 August 1917
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Grave Reference
P. II. A. 1A.
Biographical Notes
  • Charles Beattie was the son of Samuel and Sarah Ann Beattie, of Porangahau, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. Born at New Plymouth, New Zealand.
  • Two of Charles Beatiie's brothers, Felix Beattie (24/44) and Henry Edward Beattie (4/693) also served in WW1.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
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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