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Charles Alexander Hems

A photo taken at a family event, Charles was always dressed to the .

Charles and his son Nicholas Hems

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Hems AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Charlie AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ78095 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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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  • Embarkation details

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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Mary

    Incomplete service number. Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Death Notice AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 August 2011 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 8 August 2011 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 8 August 2011 AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
28 November 2017Cameron CharlesAucklandDirect descendant

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