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Charles Kay Ward

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Walton and Weybridge Cemetery, England, where 19 New Zealanders are buried. (Courtesy of Daphne Hobby, no date) - No known copyright restrictions

Walton and Weybridge Cemetery, England, where 19 New Zealanders are buried. (Courtesy of Daphne Hobb …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Kay AWMM
  • Surname
    Ward AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/71 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Methodist Public - Phil - Researcher - 18 May 2015 - Military personnel file
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 June 1884 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    2 June 1884 Public - Phil - Researcher - 18 May 2015 - Military personnel file
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  • Place of birth
    Dunedin Public - Phil - Researcher - 18 May 2015 - Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22015776
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  • Birth notes
    Birth date discrepancy with that on his military records.
    Birth registration 1882/12929 Public - Sarndra - 8 May 2021 - NZ Department Internal Affairs historic BDM indexes. Birth registration.
  • Address before enlistment
    • 192 The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs H.R. Ward (wife), 102 Coromandel Street, Wellington South, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Helena Reta Ward (wife), 102 Coromandel Street, Wellington South, New Zealand Public - Phil - Researcher - 18 May 2015 - Military personnel file
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  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/71 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Samoan Advance Force (4th Field Ambulance) Public - Phil - Researcher - 18 May 2015 - Military personnel file
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    • N.Z. Dental Corps Public - Phil - Researcher - 18 May 2015 - Military personnel file
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  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Dentist/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Was suffering from "Vincent Angina" at time of death Public - Sarndra - 8 May 2021 - Military personnel record

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Mrs. H.R. Ward, of 102 Coromandel Street, Wellington.

      Received Lieutenant's commission on 9 August 1914 (Studholme 1928).

      Promoted to Captain on 1 August 1916 (Studholme 1928). AWMM
    • For further family information see https://flic.kr/p/2kXfTxX Public - Sarndra - 8 May 2021 - Own research during grave family memorial transcribing.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 January 1918 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
    Missing, presumed dead Public - Phil - Researcher - 18 May 2015 - Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22015776
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  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Walton and Weybridge (Walton-on-Thames) Cemetery, Surrey, England AWMM Screen Wall AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Family grave memorial; Bromley Cemetery, Keighleys Road, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand. Public - Sarndra - 8 May 2021 - Personally visited
  • Memorial reference
    Block 31 Plot 8 Public - Sarndra - 8 May 2021 - Christchurch City Council cemeteries online database via his mother's entry; https://heritage.christchurchcitylibraries.com/Cemeteries/interment.asp?id=97792

Memorials

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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 May 2021SarndraAuckland, New ZealandOther
18 May 2015PhilAuckland, New ZealandResearcher

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