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Charles Thomas Ambridge

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Gravestone, Botley Cemetery (photograph Gabrielle Fortune 2006) - Image has All Rights Reserved
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Identity

  • Title
    Rifleman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Charles Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Ambridge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    26/706 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Methodist Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1 June 1891 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Charles Henry & Margaret Ambridge Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    21 Princess St, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.H. Ambridge (father), 174 Harris Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Battle of the Somme AWMM
    • Egyptian, Egyptian E F & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Rifle Brigade Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    26/706 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory Medals
    Plaque & Scroll # 500196 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    24yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 January 2016 - Military Record

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Charles Ambridge was the son of Charles Henry and Margaret Ambridge, of 174 Harris St., Kaiti, Gisborne. AWMM
    • Oct 1916 - Mr C. H. Ambridge has been advised that his son. Rifleman Charles Ambridge, who enlisted at Auckland with the "Trents", has been wounded. Rifleman Ambridge is a Gisborne boy, having been employed by Messrs Ross and Glendining, warehousemen Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 December 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIII, Issue 14117, 7 October 1916, Page 8
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 December 1916 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Botley Cemetery, North Hinksey Lane, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England AWMM I1. 68 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 19 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM