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Charles Henry Tarr Palmer

Group Photo, WW1, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve: members of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as Sub-Lieutenants. HMS Hermione, Southhampton, April 1917 and their bulldog. Back row left to right C.H. Palmer, W.A. Currie, N.E. Blomfield, W.A. Garden, W.P. Endean, C.V. Brown, F.G. Foote Middle row left to right R.A. Kirkwood, R. Mays, W.C. Leys, G.S. Reid (Hon. Tresurer.), L.N. Foote, T.E. le Huquet, A.E. Choyce, R. Philson, C. Armitage, W.L. Sheffield, Front row left to right - L. Jenkinson, G.T. George, D.V. Hanna, T.M. Alexander, B.W. Beaumont (Hon. Sec.), C. Harrison-Smith, E.C. Alexander, W. Nolan, T.C. Webster Absent - G.E.L. Alderton, J.C. Hewson, J.A. Hardie. - (Copyright © Royal New Zealand Navy Museum. Photo number Hermione 1917. All enquiries for use: https://forms.nzdf.mil.nz/navy/museum/contactform.asp )

Group Photo, WW1, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve: members of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as …

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    Charles Henry Tarr AWMM
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    Palmer AWMM
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    Pre 6 December 1916 AWMM Sarsfield Street, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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    WW1 6 December 1916 AWMM
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  • Promoted to Temporary Lieutenant 1 October 1917

    Was Major in Motorboat Patrol Service in NZ - joined RN in Auckland in 1916 with other Palmer recruits - served to 1919 served on minesweepers then MLs in 1919. Commanded flotilla 1919 up Cologne river - in September 1918 was reported serving in HMS George Brown AWMM

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  • Not forgotten,uncle Charles.
    Public - Trevor - Other Relative - 17 April 2015

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