Charles James Giddens Born 26 July 1892 - PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number27653 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rank WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 60), Page: 8 - No known copyright r … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesCharles James AWMM SurnameGiddens AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number27653 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of England, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth26 July 1892 BDM Place of birthDuvauchelle, Canterbury, New Zealand BDM Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationMrs William Giddens (mother), Otaki, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns1914-1919 Western Front AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number27653 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 26 Apr 1917-28 July 1917 AWMM to Plymouth, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 82 AWMMVessel was Pakeha AWMMPrivate AWMM; 24th Reinforcements, F Company AWMM; New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeight, WWI AWMM5' 9" AWMMWeight, WWI AWMM162 lb AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rank Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death Cause of death Place of death Death notes Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Charles James Giddens by laying a poppy. Arthur Joseph Giddens Cecil Philip Giddens Charles James Giddens Douglas Cecil Giddens Eric Alfred Giddens Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Charles James Giddens Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=16785934Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C89645Further ReferenceBirths, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records onlinehttps://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/Sources Used DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM60: 8 AWMMNZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.