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Charles William Hensman Bould

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles William Hensman AWMM
  • Surname
    Bould AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 9 AWMM
    • WWI 1/445 AWMM
    • WWI 10/4439 AWMM
    • WWI 10/4439 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 April 1873 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • South African Unknown AWMM Pahautanui, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Pre 9 August 1914 AWMM Waterloo Road, Johnsonville, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Waterloo Road, Johnsonville, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Thomas Bould, Johnsonville Hotel, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Mrs Georgina Bould (mother), Main Road, Johnsonville, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 21 October 1899 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
      Married Emmie May Trezise in 1915. In 1920, Emmie May married William Russell. AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Paardeberg AWMM
    • Kimberley AWMM
    • Driefontein AWMM
    • Johannesburg AWMM
    • Diamond Hill AWMM
    • Samoa AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • South African 9 AWMM
    • WWI 1/445 AWMM
    • WWI 10/4439 AWMM
    • WWI 10/4439 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Wellington Guards, Sergeant in the Wellington Guards AWMM
    • 5th Wellington Regiment AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, South Africa AWMM
      8 stone 12 pounds AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      10 stone 12 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
      Battle of the Somme AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Bould was the son of Georgiana Bould and the husband of Emmie May Bould (nee Trezise) who in WW1 was recorded as living at 27 Plunket St., Kelburn, Wellington.

    Bould was Signalling Instructor as well as Instructor for the Maxim Gun Detachment (2 NZMR). He was invalided from Cape Town 28 August 1900, aboard the S.S. 'Kumara'. (Stowers, p.152)

    He was Colour-Sergeant of the Wellington Guards.

    Invalided to New Zealand on SS Kumara from Capetown 28 August 1900.

    Married Emmie Mae Trezise in 1915

    World War One, Regimental No. 10/4439, where he was killed in action.

    Father was named Thomas Bould. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    27 September 1916 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



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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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  • External links
  • References
    • 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
    • St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co. AWMM
    • New Zealand Contingents to South Africa: Nominal Rolls (1900). Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
      28: 7 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. 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


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 April 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
13 September 2022NormHavelock North NZResearcher
30 October 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher
09 May 2017GrahamSalisbury, UKOther relative
13 April 2015WendyPalmerston North, New ZealandOther Relative

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