Topic: Charles Ebenezer Bannatyne (1882-1917)

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Tauranga bushman Charles Ebenezer Bannatyne worked for Gamman's Mill. During World War I he was killed in action at Ypres, Belgium on 20 December 1917. Story researched and written by Debbie McCauley.

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Charles Ebenezer Bannatyne was born in Warkworth, Auckland, on 8 October 1882. His parents were John and Emily Mary Bannatyne (nee Pulham) who married in Warkworth on 27 August 1877. 

Charles worked as a bushman for Gamman's Mill in Omanawa Falls in Tauranga.

He enlisted on 7 December 1916.

Charles was killed in action in Ypres, Belgium on 20 December 1917. He was aged 35.

Charles is remembered on the Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial in Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium and the Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories.

Charles Ebenezer Bannatyne (1882-1917) ........

References:

Ancestry.com.

Archives New Zealand: Military Personnel File.

Auckland War Memorial Museum: Cenotaph Record.

Births, Deaths and Marriages Online (New Zealand).

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Charles Ebenezer Bannatyne (1882-1917)


Year:1917
Note:Service Number: 42013
First Names:Charles Ebenezer
Last Name:Bannatyne
Date of Birth:8 October 1882
Place of Birth:Warkworth, Auckland
Country of birth:New Zealand
Date of death:20 December 1917
Place of death:Ypres, Belgium
Place of burial:Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Occupation:bushman
Fathers name:John Bannatyne
Fathers date of birth:19 January 1843
Fathers place of birth:Kilmory, Buteshire, Scotland
Fathers date of death:1 May 1893
Fathers place of death:Mahurangi, Rodney, Auckland, New Zealand
Mothers name:Emily Mary Pulham
Mothers date of birth:1 May 1857
Mothers place of birth:Warkworth, Rodney, Auckland, New Zealand
Mothers date of death:27 June 1953
Mothers place of death:Tauranga, New Zealand
Name of sibilings:John Bannatyne, Neil Cuthbert Bannatyne, Donald Brook Bannatyne, Emily Marion Bannatyne, Alexander Cuthbert Bannatyne, Henry Pulham Bannatyne, Charles Ebenezer Bannatyne, Eliizabeth Bertha (Beth) Bannatyne, and Alexander Victor Bannatyne
Military Service:World War I (1914-1918)