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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Simson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African N/N 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
    Police Officer/Civilian AWMM
    South African Police (1902 - AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African N/N AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 31 March 1900 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    School teacher/Civilian AWMM
    NelsonTasman AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 4 pounds AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Transferred to the 7th Contingent in South Africa

    Moved to South AfricaOn Discharge

    His father was named James Simson. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    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

Roll of Honour

Remember Charles Simson by laying a poppy.

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Leave a tribute or memory of Charles Simson

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
    Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war. (6th ed.) Hamilton, N.Z.: The Author. AWMM

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