condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Charles Ernest Edward Wapp

-
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Ernest Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Wapp AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 53097 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    23 November 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra HalcombeManawatu-Wanganui Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Charles Herman Wapp (father), Halcombe, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Military decorations

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Shepherd/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cerebro spinal fever AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      143 lb AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Son of Carl Hermann Wapp, of Halcombe

    Father named as both Charles and Carl Wapp

    Embarked Wellington, 16 July 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 16 September 1917, and marched into Sling Camp.
    Marched out Sling Camp and proceeded overseas to France, 26 October 1917; marched in NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 29 October 1917.
    Admitted No 46 Stationary Hospital, Etaples, 17 November 1917 (german measles); transferred to No 6 Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 30 November 1917; to No 20 General Hospital, Camiers, 1 December 1917.
    Admitted to No 5 Convalescent Depot, Cayeux, 13 December 1917; transferred to No 2 Stationary Hospital, Abbeville, 23 December 1917.
    Marched in NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 17 January 1918; attached NZ Wing, 22 Reinforcement Camp, Abeele, 29 January 1918.
    Joined 2nd NZ Entrenching Bn, in the field, 17 March 1918.
    Admitted No 99 Field Ambulance, 10 May 1918 (gassed); transferred to No 2 Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 10 May 1918; to No 13 General Hospital, Boulogne, 11 May 1918; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 15 May 1918; to No 10 Convalescent Depot, Ecault, 17 May 1918.
    Marched in NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 20 June 1918.
    Admitted No 46 Stationary Hospital, Etaples, 17 July 1918 (fever).
    Died, 23 July 1918 (cerebro spinal fever).

    Father: Carl Hermann Wapp, Halcombe

    Parents: Chrles and Mary WAPP (both b. Germany) AWMM
Read more

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    23 July 1918 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM LXV. F. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    Halcombe War Memorial, Halcombe, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Charles Ernest Edward Wapp by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Charles Ernest Edward Wapp

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.