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Charles Norman Machell Watson-Munro



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Norman Machell AWMM
  • Surname
    Watson-Munro AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Charles Norman Machell Watson Munro AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 089044 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 August 1915 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 9 Montague St., Lower Hutt AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mr. M. Watson-Munro, Devonport Rd., Tauranga (f) AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 089044 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.140 Physicist/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.140
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 12, p.140
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Hutt Valley High School and Victoria University College. Part of the British contribution to the Manhattan Project. Later deputy head of DSIR in New Zealand, Professor of Physics at Vitcoria Univeristy College and chief scientist at the Australian Atomic Energy Commission. Lastly held a chair in plasma physics at the University of Sydney. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    10 August 1991 AWMM
    HeidelbergVictoria AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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