Vernon Edward Challis Unknown date of birth - Died 23 June 1916 PDF Print Share Key details Service number12/3290 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Sergeant AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy 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 Occupation before enlistment Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Retreat, Lower Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationP.E. Challis (father), Grasmere, Invercargill, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 14 Dec 1914 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number12/3290 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 14 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 13 or HMNZT 14 or HMNZT 15 AWMMVessel was Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter AWMMSergeant AWMMAuckland Infantry Battalion AWMM2nd Reinforcements AWMMWW1 13 November 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 35 or HMNZT 36 AWMMVessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM8th Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Sergeant 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 nameBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM Grave referenceII. E. 173. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Vernon Edward Challis by laying a poppy. Lyndsay Pollock Challis Percy Edwin Challis Vernon Edward Challis William Charles Challis May Chalmer Lay a poppy for 2016 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=21893312Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C2463Further Reference 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.