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Full Name: Charles Randal Fitton
Rank Last Held: Lance Sergeant
Forename(s): Charles Randal
Surname: Fitton
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 13/605
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: M. Fitton (father), Taihape, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Waimiha, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Auckland Mounted Rifles
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: 232
Last Unit Served: Auckland Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Palestine
Date of Death: 2 April 1918
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
  • Headstone, Jerusalem War Cemetery (Photo Alan and Hazel Kerr, 2007)
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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