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Charles Easton Wells

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  • Service number
    NZ411112 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
    Sergeant (Air Gunner) AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit, RAF AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Easton AWMM
  • Surname
    Wells AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ411112 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George Wells (father), Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
  • Force
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ411112 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant (Air Gunner) AWMM
    Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit, RAF AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of George and Ada Rose Wells of Feilding

    Two brothers lost their lives: Charles Easton Wells (NZ411112) and George Wells (NZ391886) AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    28 AWMM
  • Date of death
    29 July 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Germany AWMM
  • Death notes
    Germany AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Becklingen War Cemetery, Soltau, Niedersachsen, Germany AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Grave 26 J 6 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). p.47. AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association. AWMM
      Portrait p.29. AWMM
    • Feilding Agricultural High School War Memorial volume. (1948). Feilding, N.Z.: Feilding Agricultural High School (N.Z.). Old Pupils' Association. AWMM
      Obituary: p.47 AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM