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Charles Pomare Priestley

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Charles Pomare Priestley - Service number X552205

Charles Pomare Priestley

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Pomare AWMM
  • Surname
    Priestley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Charles Pomare Priestley AWMM
    • Charlie AWMM
    • Priestly AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 552205 AWMM
    • Malaya 552205 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 December 1934 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

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
  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Olive; father of Charles, David, Paula

    Service held at Trentham Military Camp, Memorial Chapel

    Tangi held at Awatere Marae, East Coast

    Surname shown as Priestly in Newman publication AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 December 2009 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    Upper HuttWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    74yrs Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 September 2022 - Awatere Urupa Register
  • Place of death
    Upper Hutt, Wgtn Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 September 2022 - Awatere Urupa Register
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Awatere Urupa, Marangairoa Road, Te Araroa Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 September 2022 - Awatere Urupa Register
  • Grave reference
    Plot 59 Public - Lorraine Mona - Researcher - 10 September 2022 - Awatere Urupa Register
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 December 2009 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • my father and Charlie were in the army together, dad may have been best man at Charlie's wedding I have a photo of them together. I know dad had a very high opinion of Charlie and I wish I had thought to look him up years ago. I still remember him from when he was serving at Thames.
    Public - fritz - Friend - 26 May 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Newman, S.D. (1988). Vietnam gunners : 161 Battery, South Vietnam, 1965-71. Tauranga, N.Z.: Moana Press. AWMM
      Newman, S.D. (1988). p.143 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 3 December 2009 AWMM
    • Nominal Roll 2NZ Regiment 1959-1961. Kindly provided by Alan (Archie) Dawson February 2021. AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM
    • FARELF Nominal Roll Part 1 1958-1961 - Archives New Zealand, Wellington, CAJN CH189/Box70 41/4/11 (R21234083) AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 September 2022Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher
22 May 2016Mervyn TUWhareNew ZealandOther relative
26 May 2015fritz ThamesFriend

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