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Charles Arns

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  • Service number
    12/1141 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Arns AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/1141 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Catholic, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    13 November 1884 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Thames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Thames, Coromandel, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 04 Nov 1914 Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F. Arns (mother), Davy Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Dec 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/1141 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 4 November 1914 AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    WW1 30 AWMM

Embarkations

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      164 pounds AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: Loss right arm
      Pension: 30/-
      Percent of disability: [Not stated]
      Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 2 May 1917 AWMM
    Wounded unfit for war service AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Informant writes next of kin as Mrs E. Arns (mother), Davey Street, Thames, New Zealand

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): C/o P.O., Wanganui AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    37 AWMM
  • Date of death
    16 February 1921 AWMM
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Wanganui, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Aramoho Cemetery, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Block C Div 1 Plot 34 AWMM
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  • Obituary

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  • Remembering my Great Uncle Charles Arns , his landing at Gallipoli and his contribution to that awful war. May he always be at peace.
    Public - Robyn - Other Relative - 13 April 2015
  • I lay this Poppy for Private Charles Arns my Second Great Uncle this Poppy is in respect of your service for his country, your wife, and for me. Rest In Peace.
    Public - Mark - Other Relative - 28 January 2015

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13 April 2015RobynAuckland New ZealandOther Relative
28 January 2015MarkChristchurch, New ZealandOther Relative