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Charlie Wood

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915. Wounded. - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915. Wounded. - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Charlie AWMM
  • Surname
    Wood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Charlie Wood AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/431 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 January 1893 AWMM WairoaHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
    8 January 1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Wairoa, HB Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    son of Te Raukauhemo Toka of Tauranga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Raukau Heno Toka, Tauranga, New Zealand AWMM
    • Raukauhemo Toka c/- Solicitor, Tauranga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Gallipoli & Mudros, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/431 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star
      British War & Victory Medals
      Plaque & Scroll # 514403 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
    • I am Kaitiaki (caregiver) for my late Uncle's Plaque & I am not sure about the Scroll. I have to check as I am not sure if it is a copy. I would like to enquire about my late Uncle's British War & Victory Medals. Public - Kura Honor Brown - Direct descendant - 18 April 2017 - Family Oral History. Researching the website: WW1 Charlie Wood NZ Pioneer Battalion

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Tauranga Cadet Corps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farmer for W Martin of Tauranga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    21yr 8mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record

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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded 1916 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Aug 1915 Wounded arm; Dec 1915 suffer from explosion shock Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military Record
    • Sept 1916 suffering from being gassed; July 1917 Killed in Action Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 23 February 2016 - Military record

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed as wounded, Chronicles of the NZEF 1916 (2) p. 40 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XIV. B. 19. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Mercury Bay World War One Memorial AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • You will always be remembered as we carry the name honor in memory of you in our names and now my grand daughter Max Honor carries your memory. From all your whanau in the Gold Coast my family - plus your family Mark Woods whanau know the sacrifice you along with so many other young men made for our freedom today. Gone but never forgotten
    Public - Rangihonia honor Judeah Loulanting Aka Jude - Direct descendant - 23 April 2020
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  • To my late Uncle Charlie Wood half-brother to my late father Bunny Pani Woods. Ko Rakauhemo Toka te papa o Charlie raua ko Bunny Pani Woods. I am the Kaitiaki for your 100 year old Maori Pioneer Battalion WW1 Memorial Plague. Moe mai ra e te Rangatira. Ma te Atua e manaaki God Bless RIP. Me te aroha tino nui. na Kura Honor Brown (Woods)
    Public - Kura Honor - Direct descendant - 12 April 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 796 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. 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. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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23 April 2020Rangihonia honor Judeah Loulanting Aka JudeGold Coast AustraliaDirect descendant
18 April 2017Kura Honor BrownAlbany North Shore AucklandDirect descendant
12 April 2017Kura HonorAlbany North Shore Auckland NZDirect descendant
23 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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