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Charles Frederick Vinsen

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 76), Page: 12 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 76), Page: 12 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Frederick AWMM
  • Surname
    Vinsen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 65480 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 May 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra GreymouthWest Coast Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Kate Evelyn Vinsen (wife), 8 Chatham Street, Wellington South, 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
    WWI 65480 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Tea blender/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      121 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 31 December 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 25 February 1918, and admitted to No 3 Scottish General Hospital, Glasgow (ICT left arm); transferred to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 1 April 1918; to NZ Convalescent Home, Hornchurch, 5 April 1918; discharged to Codford, 2 May 1918.
    Marched in to Reserve Bn, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, Brocton, 24 June 1918.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 11 September 1918; marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 13 September 1918.
    Joined D Company, 1st Bn, 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade, in the field, 17 September 1918.
    Wounded in action, and admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 5 October 1918; transferred to No 49 Casualty Clearing Station, 6 October 1918; to No 26 General Hospital, Etaples, 8 October 1918; embarked for the United Kingdom, and admitted to Endell Street Hospital, London, 18 October 1918 (gunshot wound right side, left thigh, left shoulder); discharged on leave, 6 December 1918, to report to NZ Convalescent Home, Hornchurch, 21 December 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Tilbury on board ?Matatua?, 8 January 1919; disembarked New Zealand, 21 February 1919; discharged, 21 March 1919.
    Total war service: 1 year 184 days (of which 1 year 53 days was aboard).

    Parents: Robert (b. England) and Emma (b. Australia) AWMM
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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
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      76: 12 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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