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Claude John Lawrence Sellgren

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Portrait of C. J. L. Sellgren. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1916, v.4, n.2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of C. J. L. Sellgren. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1916, v.4, n.2. Image has no known …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude John Lawrence AWMM
  • Surname
    Sellgren AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 242 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1883 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 February 1915 AWMM c/o Captain George, Nelson Street, Mont Albert, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Anna Eliz. Agusta Sellgren, c/o Captain George, Nelson Street, Mont Albert, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 242 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    05 Aug 1916 {Age 32} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John Oscar and Amy Sellgren.

    Pupil of Auckland Grammar 1896-7

    His sister also attended the Girl's school in Symonds Street and is reported in the obituary as leaving for England to offer herself as a nurse. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 August 1916 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 32 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Serre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot X, Row M, Grave No. 4), France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary, Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1916 p. 16 includes portrait AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Obituary, Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1916 p. 16 includes portrait AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM

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