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Charles James Giddens

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles James AWMM
  • Surname
    Giddens AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    27653 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 July 1892 BDM DuvauchelleCanterbury BDM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs William Giddens (mother), Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    27653 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      162 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 26 April 1917; disembarked Sydney, Australia, 2 May 1917; re-embarked Sydney, 9 May 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 28 July 1917, and marched into Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 18 October 1917; joined 3rd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, and posted to D Company, in the field, 25 October 1917.
    Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 8 December 1917 (diarrhea); rejoined unit, 17 December 1917.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 27 January 1918.
    Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 7 February 1918 (bronchitis); transferred to 63rd Casualty Clearing Station, 11 February 1918; to No 2 Australian General Hospital, 20 February 1918; to England, 27 February 1918, and admitted to Tooting War Hospital (trench fever); transferred to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 7 March 1918; to NZ Depot, Torquay, 4 May 1918; to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 23 July 1918. Marched into Brocton from Codford, 27 April 1919; marched into Sling Camp, 27 April 1919.
    Discharged as a deserter (medically unfit), 16 June 1919.
    Total war service: 2 years 164 days (of which 2 years 70 days were abroad). AWMM
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Death

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Sources

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