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Charles John Victor Munn

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles John Victor AWMM
  • Surname
    Munn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 13/412 AWMM
    • South African 7336 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 August 1882 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
    03 August 1882 Public - Maree - Other relative - 17 September 2018 -
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Charles John Munn, 2 Broomhedge Street, Wellington South, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


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
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trooper Munn was the nephew of Miss P Munn of 3 Douglas Street, Palmerston North.

    Trooper Munn was wounded in action at 1.30pm on 5 June 1915 when a shell struck the trench and filled it with dirt. Munn was wounded by shrapnel in his abdomen. He died of his wounds five days later and was buried at sea.

    Buried at Sea (Lone Pine Memorial)

    His father was named Charles John Munn. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 10 June 1915 AWMM
    • 5 June 1915 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 33 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • 1915 - 2015, 100 year centennial. Wish I could have been one of the New Zealanders visiting Lone Pine Memorial in Turkey. You are not forgotten. Your Great- Niece, Gail Rosevear, Whakatane. N.Z
    Public - Gail - Other Relative - 24 April 2015



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 526 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
20 September 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
17 September 2018MareePalmerston North, New ZealandOther relative
24 April 2015GailWhakataneOther Relative

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