Charles Cedric AWMM
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Pre 9 January 1941 AWMM Toko, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
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Thomas Albert Rowe (father), Toko, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM
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- Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
- Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
May 1942 - sent to hospital in Nazareth with a swollen knee. Entertained fellow invalids with song. AWMM
Best friends in Army were: Jack Kelsall, George Hall, Fred Scully, and George Newland.
Highly respected Major Doug Coleman and Padre Jamieson.
Liked transporting Indian soldiers the best.
Married Patricia Helen Resli Bayly in 1946. They had six children.
Died from brain stem infarction
Cremated at Maunu Cemetery, Whangarei, New Zealand. Ashes buried at Kopuatama Cemetery, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
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Kopuatama Cemetery, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Plot 22, block 72B AWMM
Stratford Press, 21 June 1991: The death took place on Tuesday, June 18 of Charles Cedric Rowe, aged 74, at Paihia. Charlie was a well known identity in Huinga and Toko where he farmed most of his life before moving to Kaikohe. He was deputy chairman of the Stratford Dairy Co for many years and served on all district committees. He was associated with the Kiwi concert party and well known as a singer in entertainment circles. Charlie is survived by his wife Resli, and five children. AWMM
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- Stratford Press AWMM
Obituary: Stratford Press, 21 June 1991 AWMM
- Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
- Henderson, J. (1954). RMT: official history of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs. AWMM
- Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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