Charles Robert Knudson

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Born 5 June 1895, Middlemarch, Otago, New Zealand
  • Died 12 October 1917, in action, Ypres, Belgium
  • Killed In Action in the field, Belgium
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 13937
  • Served In Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcements, D Company
  • Next of Kin Mrs C. Knudson (mother), Mosgiel, Dunedin
  • Pre-war occupation Labourer, W Kirkland, East Taieri
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Enlisted9 March 1916
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 57 Tahiti, departed 26 June 1916, Wellington, disembarked 22 August 1916, Devonport, England
  • Theatres of operationEgyptian E.F. 1916-1917
  • RememberedTyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium. Reference: N.Z.Apse, Panel 3.
  • AwardedBritish War Medal and Victory Medal