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Charles Melvin Gibbs

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Portrait, Charles Melvin Gibbs - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Charles Melvin Gibbs - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Melvin AWMM
  • Surname
    Gibbs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Charlie AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ412678 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 June 1921 AWMM AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1 May 1941 AWMM Taupo Road, Taumarunui, King Country, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 George Edgar Gibbs (father) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Malaria, admitted Cairo Hospital AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • One brother served in the Navy.

      A Civil Engineering Cadet with the Public Works Department before enlistment

      After leaving the service he worked as a Recruitment Consultant in England from 1977 to 1986 AWMM
    • His father, George Edgar Gibbs was born 30 Sep 1881 in Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska, United States of America. George left the US on a merchant ship. He served with the English Lancer Regiment in the Boer War. He was naturalized as a NZ citizen in Aug 1912. Public - Julie - Other relative - 30 December 2019 - Family history and US census records (1885 & 1900)
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Death

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  • Death
    3 October 2018 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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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 December 2019JulieMoscow, USAOther relative
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