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Charles Isaac Best

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 34), Page: 16 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Isaac AWMM
  • Surname
    Best AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25160 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 May 1890 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Aileen Best (wife), Bletsoe Avenue, Spreydon, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25160 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
  • 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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Best was the son of Frederick and Ellen Best; husband of Aileen Lisle Best, of 157 Betsoe Avenue, Spreydon, Christchurch, New Zealand. Born at Kaiapoi. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sydenham Cemetery, end of Simeon Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM Block D4. Lot 48. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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
      34: 16 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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