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Charles Harry Pirika Hovell

  • Service number
    16/548 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Charles Henry Pirika Hovell Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - NZ Archives - Military Record
  • Force
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
    • Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Charles Harry Pirika AWMM
  • Surname
    Hovell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Charles Henry Pirika Hovell Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - NZ Archives - Military Record
  • Service number
    16/548 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    31 October 1880 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Coromandel, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Charles Woodward Hovell (JP), Kennedy's Bay Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Contractor AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Labourer at Waihi Beach Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Cabbage Bay, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.W. Hovell, J.P., Kennedy's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Feb 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Egyptian - Gallipoli & Mudros; Egyptian EF & Western European - France & Belgium Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Force
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    16/548 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal
    1919 - Mention in Despacthes (MiD) by Sir D Haig for Distinguished & Gallant Service & devotion to duty Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    10yrs in E Coy No 2 Btn Auckland Infantry Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • 25 Jan 1915 at Avondale Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    • 34yrs 3mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Military Record

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 Feb 1915-26 March 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 20 AWMM
    Vessel was Warrimoo AWMM
    Private AWMM
    A Company AWMM
    1st Maori Contingent AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • 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

Biographical information

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  • The Hovell’s of Coromandel had five members who served in World War One, two of them serving in the Maori Contingent. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - http://www.thetreasury.org.nz/warpioneers.htm

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    62yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Hauraki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Date of death
    2 March 1943 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Hauraki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Waihi, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Hauraki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery name
    Waihi Public Cemetery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Hauraki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Section: Ser; Block RSA; Lot 1 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 27 February 2016 - Hauraki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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