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Charles Church


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Church AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    816356 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM c/o J. O'Neill, Kakatahi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S. Nikorima (sister), Koriniti, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    816356 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • I believe this is my father in laws third youngest brother of our Turangi/Whanganui Church Whanau From Matahihi and Koroniti Marae Wanganui River.My late Father in law was William Reneti Church born Tokaanu 2013 Lake Taupo. Had Sarah,John,Mere,Uncle Charles,Lena,Paddy Matewai and Alice as his younger siblings. Charles was bought up mostly on the Whanganui River area and went overseas. Married and had children who are the well known Rodeo Church Whanau Merv and others.
    Public - Virginia Lillian - Other relative - 16 January 2016



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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 14: WW2 19 AWMM


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16 January 2016Virginia LillianTurangi New Zealand1451Other relative