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Charles Alexander Alquist

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Alquist AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 22915 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 August 1889 AWMM CanvastownMarlborough AWMM
    Canvastown, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 11 January 1916 AWMM Waverly Hotel, Taumaranui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs A. Alquist (mother), Canvastown, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Alquist (mother), Canvas Town, Marlborough, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22915 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
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Alquist was the son of Alex (Axel?) and Alice Alquist. Two of Charles' brothers, Lawrence and Frederick William, also served in World War I. Lawrence was with the Samoan Advance, and Frederick with the 41st Reinforcements.

    New Zealand at the Front (a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page 141. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kandahar Farm Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II. A. 23 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Canvastown Memorial Hall, State Highway 6, Canvastown 7178 AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 32 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 34 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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