Charles James Lankey 7 October 1878 - 22 October 1916 Key details Contribute › Service number24/2019 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMCanterbury Infantry Regiment AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth7 October 1878 AWMM Place of birthMastertonWairarapaWellington RegionNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesMastertonWairarapaNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMBushman AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMiss Dorothy Maren Pedersen (friend)Club HotelMartonNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number24/2019 AWMM Military unitsCanterbury Infantry Regiment, 2 Battalion AWMM Military serviceCanterbury Infantry Regiment, 2 Battalion AWMM Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMM16 November 1915 AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM4 March 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM04 Mar 1916-8 April 1916 AWMMHMNZT 47 HMNZT 48 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 4 March 1916 - 8 April 1916Arrived - 8 April 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM4 March 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM4th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company AWMMWillochra or Tofua AWMMRifleman AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMPrivate 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 deathBrockenhurstHampshireEngland AWMM Death notesNo.1 NZGHBrockenhurstHampshireEngland AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameBrockenhurst (St Nicholas) ChurchyardHampshireEngland AWMM Grave referencePlot A, Row 1, Grave 9 AWMM Memorial Contribute › 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 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Charles James Lankey Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=18058870Archives NZNo 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Brockenhursthttp://southernlife.org.uk/nzindex.htmFurther 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.