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Hubert William Ching



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hubert William AWMM
  • Surname
    Ching AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bert AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 68815 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 March 1896 Cenotaph Data Entry Form Spring GroveTasman Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Spring Grove, Nelson AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mr J H Ching (father), Spring Grove, Nelson AWMM
  • Relationship status


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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 24 July 1917 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 21 AWMM
    Carpenter Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      133 pounds AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Medical, WWI AWMM
      Had pleurisy twice 1913 to 1917 AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Grey AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Did Not Embark

    Married Kathleen Clara Higgins on the 8th of July 1920

    Hubert was the son of James Harris and Fanny Ching nee Bird AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1981 Cenotaph Data Entry Form
    Age 85 AWMM
    NelsonTasman Cenotaph Data Entry Form
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Spring Grove Cemetery, Mt Heslington Road, Spring Grove AWMM Row 2, Plot 2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    Cenotaph data entry form AWMM

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