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Full Name: Charles Easton Wells
Rank Last Held: Sergeant (Air Gunner)
Forename(s): Charles Easton
Surname: Wells
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: NZ411112
Gender: Male
Next of Kin: George Wells (father), Feilding, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: Royal New Zealand Air Force
Campaigns: Europe
Last Unit Served: Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit, RAF
Place of Death: Germany
Date of Death: 29 July 1942
Age at Death: 28
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Killed on air operations
Cemetery Name: Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany
Grave Reference: Grave 26 J 6
Obituary: Obituary: Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). p.47.
Biographical Notes:
  • Son of George and Ada Rose Wells of Feilding
  • Two brothers lost their lives: Charles Easton Wells (NZ411112) and George Wells (NZ391886)
Further References:
  • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
  • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Portrait p.29.
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association.
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