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William Charles Challis

 Newcastle Memorial Walk plaque

Newcastle Memorial Walk, N.S.W. Australia

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Challis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 51087 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    GisborneGisborne Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
    November 9, 1895 Public - WENDY - Direct descendant - 9 January 2023 - New Zealand, Birth Index, 1840 – 1950, Folio #3493.
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, New Zealand Public - WENDY - Direct descendant - 9 January 2023 - New Zealand, Birth Index, 1840 – 1950, Folio #3493.
  • Birth notes
    Born Eric Christopher Charles Challis to William Charles Challis and Jean (nee McInnes). Public - WENDY - Direct descendant - 9 January 2023 - New Zealand, Birth Index, 1840 – 1950, Folio #3493.
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 29 November 1917 AWMM Carrington via Newcastle, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Publican/barman. Public - WENDY - Direct descendant - 9 January 2023 - Trove Australia
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E Challis, Strickland Buildigs, 812 Dale Street, Chippendale, Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 29 November 1917 AWMM Married AWMM
    • Married Emma Challis (nee Griffin) on June 18, 1918. Public - WENDY - Direct descendant - 9 January 2023 - Sydney, Australia, Anglican Parish Registers, 1814 – 2011. Anglican Church Diocese of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Baptism, Burial, Confirmation, Marriage and composite registers in the Anglican Church Diocese of Sydney Archives.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 51087 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

Contributors

Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
09 January 2023WendyNew Jersey, USADirect descendant

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