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Charles Danks

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Portrait, Charles Danks in dress uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Charles Danks in dress uniform - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Danks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2675 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 July 1912 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 19 September 1939 AWMM Jervois Street, Dargaville, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elizabeth Danks (mother), 33 Gordon Street, Dargaville, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2675 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Cadets AWMM
    • Territorials AWMM
  • 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
    WW2 19 September 1939 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Assistant linesman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 6.5 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded and admitted to hospital AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 22 February 1944 AWMM
    Medical and end of war AWMM
    Private AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Death date not confirmed AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 February 1991 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Dargaville, New Mount Wesley RSA Cemetery, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • 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
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph Data Entry Form AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 46 AWMM

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