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Full Name: Charles George Woon
Rank Last Held: Gunner
Forename(s): Charles George
Surname: Woon
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 23239
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Gunner
Occupation before Enlistment: Hotel Steward
Next of Kin: Miss Rosemarie Woon (daughter), St John's Hill, Wanganui, New Zealand
Marital Status: Divorced
Enlistment Address: 163 Mt Eden Road, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon
Embarkation Unit: New Zealand Artillery
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 2
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 204
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Artillery, 5Field Regiment
Place of Death: England
Date of Death: 21 October 1940
Age at Death: 36
Year of Death: 1940
Cemetery Name: Lenham Cemetery, Lenham, Kent, England
Grave Reference: Sec. B. Grave 1037
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes: Son of Arthur Robert and Alice Francis Woon, of Auckland
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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