Charles Ancroft AWMM
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Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM 18 Rangitoto Terrace, Milford, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Eileen Gladys Elphick (wife), 18 Rangitoto Terrace, Milford, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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Son of Edwin Eli Elphick (55197) and Jean Vallance Elphick; husband of Eileen Gladys Elphick, of Kerikeri, Bay of Islands.
Sub editor of New Zealand Farmer Weekly.
Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna. AWMM
11 January 1943 AWMM
Age 29 AWMM
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O'Neill's Point Cemetery, 122 Bayswater Avenue, Bayswater, North Shore, Auckland AWMM Row G Plot 236 AWMM
- Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
- Takapuna War Memorial, (ex RSA Roll, on a boulder), The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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- Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
- Papers Past. Digital New Zealand Newspapers.
- Probate, Auckland Regional Office file
- Obituary: Auckland Star, Volume LXXIV, Issue 9, 12 January 1943, Page 4
- Death notice: Auckland Star, Volume LXXIV, Issue 10, 13 January 1943, Page 1
- Ministry for Culture and Heritage, New Zealand History online. Takapuna War Memorial.
Auckland Star AWMM
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