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Charles Milne Abernethy

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Milne AWMM
  • Surname
    Abernethy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/316 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 November 1885 Military personnel file DunedinOtago Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 245 Spey Street, Port Chalmers, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Abernethy (father), Toiro, Balclutha, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/316 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Abernethy was the son of Mr James and Mrs Margaret Abernethy, of Toiro, Balclutha, Dunedin.

    Private Abernethy was presumed killed in action on Dead Man's Ridge (Pope's Hill) in an attack on Baby 700 on 2 May 1915. He was reported missing between 2 and 24 May 1915

    Arrived Suez, Egypt on 3 December 1914 AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    2 May 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand World War I service personnel and reserves index [electronic resource]. (2002). Auckland, N.Z.: St Johns Branch New Zealand Society of Genealogists. AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 2 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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