Topic: Cyril Frederick Lionel Everton

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From research done in 2008 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Cyril Frederick Lionel Everton

Date of Birth: 25 January 1896
Serial number: 40107
Occupation before enlistment: Clerk
First known rank: Rifleman
Embarkation date: 26 April 1917
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation unit: Reinforcements J Company
Last unit served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Rank last held: Rifleman
Place of death: Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death: 12 October 1917
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: Tyne Cot Memorial, Passchendaele, Belgium

Biographical notes:

Obituary: Wairarapa Daily Times, 9 November 1917:

The following Wairarapa soldiers are reported missing: - E. Perfect (Masterton), C.F.L. Everton (Alfredton), E.T. Wallis (Carterton), and R.H. Cameron (Alfredton). 

10 May 1918:

Cyril F.L. Everton, of Feathertson, previously reported as missing, is now reported killed in action.

Student researcher: Adelaide Percy



Cyril Frederick Lionel Everton

First Names:Cyril Frederick Lionel
Last Name:Everton
Place of Birth:Wellington, New Zealand