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Charles Thomas Smith

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 83), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 83), Page: 10 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    • Smith AWMM
    • Born 21st October 1879 Debden Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, England Public - Kaith Martin - Direct descendant - 17 November 2015 - Great nephew Keith Smith researched family history
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 75208 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
    A.J. Smith (brother), Saffron Walden, Essex, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 June 1918 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 75208 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      128 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of David Smith, of 19, Debden Rd., Saffron Walden, Essex, England.

      Possibly named on the Saffron Walden War Memorial

      Embarked Wellington, 5 June 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 31 July 1918, and marched in and posted to NZ Rifle Brigade Reserve, Brocton.
      Proceeded overseas to France, 25 September 1918; joined 1st Bn, in the field, 30 September 1918, and posted to B Company.
      Wounded in action, 8 October 1918 (gun shot wounds, multiple: left femur, thigh), admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, and transferred to 29th Casualty Clearing Station.
      Died of wounds, 8 October 1918.

      Father: the late David Smith, 19 Debden Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, England

      Father b. Essex, England; mother b. Cambridgeshire, England AWMM
    • He is named on the Saffron Walden War Memorial Public - Keith - Other relative - 30 November 2018 - I visited Saffron Walden and have a photograph of the War Memorial with his name on it.
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About death

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  • Death
    8 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Delsaux Farm Cemetery, Beugny, Pas de Calais, France AWMM I. D. 28. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand communication trench: newsletter of the New Zealand branch, Western Front Association AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      83: 10 AWMM
    • New Zealand communication trench: newsletter of the New Zealand branch, Western Front Association AWMM
      New Zealand communication trench. 2011 February p. 10 - 12 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
30 November 2018KeithWigstonOther relative

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