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Charles James Lankey

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles James AWMM
  • Surname
    Lankey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24/2019 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 October 1878 AWMM MastertonWairarapa AWMM
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  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss Dorothy Maren Pedersen (friend), Club Hotel, Marton, New Zealand AWMM
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 16 November 1915 AWMM Bushman/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • "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

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  • Death
    22 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    BrockenhurstHampshire AWMM
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  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Brockenhurst (St Nicholas) Churchyard, Hampshire, England AWMM Plot A, Row 1, Grave 9 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • We will remember you.
    Public - Michelle - Other relative - 25 January 2017
  • 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

Sources

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  • Documents
    • Church, C. (2002). New Zealand graves at Brockenhurst : 93 New Zealand soldiers remembered from World War One. Hampshire, England: Author. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      26: 32 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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25 July 2015PaulWellington NZOther Relative