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Charles Thomas Major

Memorial to Charles Thomas Major King's College, Otahuhu - No known copyright restrictions

Memorial to Charles Thomas Major King's College, Otahuhu - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Major AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African N/N AWMM
    • WWI N/N AWMM
    • 2668 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1869 AWMM
    • 11 December 1869 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM King's College, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Taylor Major (father), Walton, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • South African N/N AWMM
    • WWI N/N AWMM
    • 2668 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Nelson Volunteer cadets 1886 - AWMM
    • St Johns College Rifle cadets 1894 - 1895 AWMM
    • Kings College Cadets 1897 AWMM
    • Rifle Volunteers AWMM
    • Nelson Infantry Volunteers AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Teacher/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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Headmaster King's College

    Long and distinguished career with the Volunteer and Territorial service.

    Colonel in Command of the Auckland Infantry Brigade.

    Officer Commanding the Auckland District. Honorary Colonel to the Auckland Regiment (Countess of Ranfurly's Own) until posted to the Retired List.

    Headmaster of King's College, Auckland

    Died in London

    His father was named Charles Major. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 20 November 1938 AWMM
      United KingdomEurope AWMM
    • 21 November 1938 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 69 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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