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Charles Henry Mason

Charles Henry Mason

Charles Henry Mason

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Mason AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4197 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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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
    South Africa 1901 AWMM
    Age 17 AWMM
    Stock Rider/Civilian AWMM
  • 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, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.75 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 8 pounds AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father: George Mason (1843-); Mother Rose Mason (nee Synoff) 1857-1933; spouse Margaret Josephine (surname unknown) (1893-1958), married c1910

    Charles sailed for New Zealand from Durban on 11 April 1902

    He worked with the Railways in 1905 - 1910 where he was living in Kirikiriroa

    By 1914 he was living in Komakarau where he was a road foreman

    In 1922 he was living in Smith Street, Frankton working as a labourer, by 1925 he lived at main Street, Te Rapa, Hamilton; and by 1946 he lived at Diocesan School where he was a caretaker. Charles retired to Flat 11 Newall St, Hamilton until he died in 1959.

    Charles stayed in New Zealand during the Great War

    Increased age at attestation to 20 years 1 month

    Father was named George Mason. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    8 September 1959 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    • Hamilton East Cemetery, Hungerford Crescent, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Area Block 3 Plot 34 AWMM
    • Hamilton East Cemetery AWMM
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2018MargaretHamilton New zealandOther relative
16 December 2016samHamiltonOther relative
05 January 2016Calamity Jane Sydney, AustraliaDirect descendant

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