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Charles William Edward Cribb

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles William Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Cribb AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 1388 AWMM
    • 6/1110 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 January 1873 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • M. Sowman (mother), Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs C.W.E. Cribb (wife), Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Cribb was the son of Mrs. M. Sowman of Shakespeare Bay, Picton, Blenheim; husband of Mrs. Cribb, of 16, Shakespeare St., Greymouth.

    Gained Captain's commission on 5 August 1914 (Studholme 1928).

    Promoted to Major on 25 April 1915 (Studholme 1928).

    Father was named Charles Thomas Cribb. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 9 August 1915 AWMM
      at sea AWMM
    • 7 August 1915 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 43 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Marlborough War Memorial, 20 Seymour Street, Blenheim, 7201 AWMM
    • Marlborough Great War Memorial, WW1 AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 161 AWMM
    • Studholme, J. (1928). New Zealand Expeditionary Force record of personal services during the war of officers, nurses, and first-class warrant officers, and other facts relating to the N.Z.E.F. : unofficial but based on official records. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
      Studholme, J. (1928). p. 90. AWMM
    • Williams, E. (1918). A New Zealander's diary : Gallipoli and France, 1915-1917. Melbourne, Vic.: Melbourne Publishing Co. AWMM
      Williams, E.P. (1918). P. 167. AWMM
    • This record as partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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