Vernon Edward Challis Unknown date of birth - 23 June 1916 Key details Contribute › Service number12/3290 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMSergeant AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright res … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesVernon Edward AWMM SurnameChallis AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number12/3290 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMRetreatLower Symonds StreetAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationP.E. Challis (father)GrasmereInvercargillNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 14 December 1914 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number12/3290 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM14 December 1914 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM14 December 1914 AWMMHMNZT 13 HMNZT 14 HMNZT 15 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 14 December 1914 AWMMWW1 AWMM13 November 1915 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM13 November 1915 AWMMHMNZT 35 HMNZT 36 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 13 November 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM14 December 1914 AWMM2nd Reinforcements AWMMAuckland Infantry Battalion AWMMVerdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter AWMMSergeant AWMMWW1 AWMM13 November 1915 AWMM8th Reinforcements AWMMWillochra or Tofua AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMSergeant AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Vernon Challis was the son of Mr. and Mrs. P. E. Challis, of Invercargill, New Zealand.Rank last held was listed as Temporary Sergeant AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death23 June 1916 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathFrance AWMM Death notesFrance AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameBailleul Communal Cemetery ExtensionNordFrance AWMM Grave referenceII. E. 173. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Vernon Edward Challis by laying a poppy. Jonas George Challis Percy Edwin Challis Vernon Edward Challis William Charles Challis May Chalmer Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Vernon Edward Challis Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21893312Archives NZ DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 119 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.