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Full Name
Eric Leslie Wootton
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Eric Leslie
Surname
Wootton
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
26230
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment
Letter-carrier
Next of Kin
Mrs Sarah Wootton (mother), 93 Elizabeth Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
11th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date
25 September 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
HMNZT 64
Vessel
Devon
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
41
Page on Nominal Roll
33
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Place of Death
Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Death
2 December 1935
Age at Death
36
Year of Death
1935
Cemetery Name
Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand
Grave Reference
Soldiers, Plot 10 JJ
Postwar Occupation
Post Office Employee
Description of Image
Image of gravestone at Karori Cemetery provided by Paul Baker December 2012
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
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