Charles James Lankey Born 7 October 1878 - Died 22 October 1916 PDF Print Share Key details Service number24/2019 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMMCanterbury Infantry Regiment AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy NZ Hospital Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England. - No known cop … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesCharles James AWMM SurnameLankey AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number24/2019 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth7 October 1878 AWMM Place of birthMasterton, Wairarapa, Wellington Region, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesMasterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Bushman AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMiss Dorothy Maren Pedersen (friend), Club Hotel, Marton, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24/2019 AWMM Military serviceCanterbury Infantry Regiment, 2 Battalion AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 16 November 1915 AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 04 Mar 1916-8 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 47 or HMNZT 48 AWMMVessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMMRifleman AWMM4th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMMCanterbury Infantry Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › "Charles Lankey was wounded in action on 21 September near Flers on the Somme with gunshot wounds to the right leg. It was necessary for his leg to be amputated below the knee, and immediate evacuation to England was arranged by him."(Church, p.118)He arrived at No.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst on 28 September 1916 and died one month later from a popliteal aneurysm. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death38 AWMM Date of death22 October 1916 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathBrockenhurst, Hampshire, England AWMM Death notesNo.1 NZGH, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, England AWMM Cemetery nameBrockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Grave referencePlot A, Row 1, Grave 9 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Charles James Lankey by laying a poppy. William Lanigan William Percival Lanigan Charles James Lankey Robert Edward Lankey William Nelson Lankey Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Charles James Lankey Leave a note Contribute › Processing Brother of and 64531, Trooper Robert Edward Lankey, Auckland Mounted Rifles and 11/2339, Trooper William Nelson Lankey, Wellington Mounted Rifles. Both survived the war. Public - Paul - Other Relative - 25 July 2015 Report Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=18058870Further ReferenceNo 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhursthttp://southernlife.org.uk/nzindex.htmFurther ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C8544Further Reference DocumentsChurch, C. (2002). New Zealand graves at Brockenhurst : 93 New Zealand soldiers remembered from World War One. Hampshire, England: Author. AWMMNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM26: 32 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateNameLocationRelationshipContact 25 July 2015PaulWellington NZOther Relative Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.