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Charlie Appleton

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Portrait of Private Charles Appleton, Auckland Weekly News, 1 July 1915. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19150701-40-29. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charlie AWMM
  • Surname
    Appleton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Charles AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/300 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 July 1892 AWMM OpotikiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Waihau, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs J.L. Appleton (mother), Marlborough Street, Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/300 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 AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mrs. J. L. Appleton, of Ford St., Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

    Later next of kin address: Ford St, Opotiki, Bay of Plenty.

    Reported as wounded and missing 8 May 1915.

    Charlie Appleton's service number is listed as 12/300 in his nominal roll entry and does appear in his personnel file, his service number is 12/200 in his Archway, Archives New Zealand listing and this number also appears in his file. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM I. F. 9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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