Topic: Charles Roy Archer

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From research done in 2009 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Charles Roy Archer

Date of Birth: 29 April 1892
Serial number: 61485
Occupation before enlistment: Labourer
First known rank: Private
Embarkation date: 13 October 1917
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation unit: 30th Reinforcements Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company
Last unit served: Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Rank last held: Private
Place of death: Bapaume, France
Date of Death: 30 August 1918
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: Bancourt British Cemetery, France

Biographical notes:

Obituary: Wairarapa Daily Times, 17 September 1918, under Personal Items "Private Charles Roy Archer, of Carterton, has been killed in action."

Student researcher: Becka Brown




Charles Roy Archer

First Names:Charles Roy
Last Name:Archer