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Claude Leonard Knowles

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  • Service number
    6/2683 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Knowles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6/2683 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
    Unknown Vicarage, Amberley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Reverend W.F. Knowles (father), The Vicarage, Amberley, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Aug 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6/2683 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 Aug 1915-19 September 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 27 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM
    6th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Claude Knowles was the son of the Rev. Walter Frank and Lizzie Knowles, of "Knowlholm," 61 Esplanade, New Brighton, North Beach, Christchurch, New Zealand. Native of Prebbleton, Canterbury. AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    NZ Apse, Panel 2 AWMM
  • Obituary

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