Charles John TALBOT

Regimental number12/1061
Date of birth1 July 1883
Place of birthNottingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStage carpenter
AddressFitzroy House, Wakefield Street, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height6' 1"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Talbot, c/o Mrs Chamberlain, Gladstone Road, Parnell, Auckland
Previous military serviceServed in Nottingham, Rifles, Volunteer Corps, England.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Regiment
Other detailsMember, J.C. Williamson Opera Company.
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialWalker's Ridge Cemetery (Special Memorial 23), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Madeline Talbot, Nottingham, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Killed in action, 25 April 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body. Condition of teeth: 'do not meet requirements'
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 7823632