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Charles Richards

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 27), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 27), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Richards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Charles Richards AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/1801 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 September 1885 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    September 30, 1885 Public - Pamela Anne - Other Relative - 1 February 2015 - BDM NZ birth record 1885/18999
  • Place of birth
    Taylorville, Grey, New Zealand Public - Pamela Anne - Other Relative - 1 February 2015 - BDM NZ birth record 1885/18999
  • Birth notes
    Charles was the third son of Jane Ann Richards (nee Morris) and miner, James Richards. Public - Pamela Anne - Other Relative - 1 February 2015 - Family papers
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Richards (mother), Taylorville, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25/1801 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Richards was the son of Jane Ann Richards, of Brunnerton, Westland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France 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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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      27: 10 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
01 February 2015Pamela AnneRaumati Beach, New ZealandOther Relative

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