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Full Name: Christian Kerr Temperley
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Christian Kerr
Surname: Temperley
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 12/261
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: J.F. Temperley, Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Cook Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Auckland Infantry Battalion
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: 717
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death: 3 September 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Additional Information: From the spring of 1915, the hospitals and convalescent depots established on the islands of Malta and Gozo dealt with over 135,000 sick and wounded, chiefly from the campaigns in Gallipoli and Salonika, although increased submarine activity in the Mediterranean meant that fewer hospital ships were sent to the island from May 1917.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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