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Charles Augustine Comerford



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Augustine AWMM
  • Surname
    Comerford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 57445 AWMM
    • WWI 562 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 July 1873 AWMM
    At sea, from England AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 15 March 1917 AWMM 116 Opawa Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 2 February 1919 AWMM 116 Opawa Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Edith Mary Comerford (wife), Main Road, Redcliffs, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Edith Mary Comerford (wife), Main Road, Redcliffs, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 3 children AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Married AWMM
      Married, 4 children AWMM


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


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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 3 inches AWMM
    • Remarks, Unknown Period AWMM
      1917 Impediment of speech, varicose AWMM
    • Classification, Unknown Period AWMM
      Clearly C2 fit for Home Service AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Edith Mary (nee Ford) Comerford

    Employed by the Lyttleton Times before enlistment.

    Originally exempted from service because of sickness in his family.

    Served at Trentham.

    Attested first as a photoengraver, and attesting again in 1919, after demobilisation, for a temporary service in the New Zealand Army Ordnance Corps as a journalist. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    1939 AWMM
    Age 65 AWMM
    New Zealand 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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