condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Charles Graham Stokes

-
Full length portrait of Inter War Staff Sergeant Major (Warrant Officer Class 2) Charles Graham Stokes. Image kindly provided by John Stokes (March 2017). Image has no known copyright restrictions.
Full length portrait of Inter War Staff Sergeant Major (Warr … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Graham AWMM
  • Surname
    Stokes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Joss AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    17 March 1876 AWMM VentnorIsle of Wight AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1 June 1902 AWMM Narrow Neck Military Camp, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Pre WW1 1 June 1902 AWMM Soldier/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Attested for permanent Force 1 May 1912

    Posted Auckland military District 1 May 1912

    Sergeant instructor for senior cadets at Dargaville, te Koporu and for C Company, 15th Northland Regiment

    1914 training men at Epsom Race Course Camp for overseas service

    Then returned to Dargaville

    14 July 1917, was transferred to Narrow Neck Camp, Devonport as instructor for the Maori Reinforcements

    Promoted, trained and spent the rest of his military career at Auckland training Territorial Force personnel and Cadets

    Served 21 years 132 days

    Listed as 2nd Reserves by NZSG (2002) AWMM
Read more

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    15 July 1962 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    O'Neill's Point Cemetery, 122 Bayswater Avenue, Bayswater, North Shore, Auckland AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Charles Graham Stokes by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Charles Graham Stokes

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • Chamberlain, H. (1995). Service lives remembered : the Meritorious Service Medal in New Zealand and it's recipients 1895-1994. Wellington, NZ.: Author. AWMM
    • 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
The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.