Charles William AWMM
Also known as
WWI 13/1122 AWMM
3 July 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Dunedin
, Otago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM 73 Grey Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs McGuire (sister), Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 8" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
154 lb AWMM
Served in Samoa 12 August 1914-14 April 1915 (246 days)
War service: Samoa, Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Posted to unit, Mudros, 13 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 27 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to Divisional Train, 5 February 1916.
Embarked Egypt to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 9 April 1916; appointed Baker, 3rd Field Bakery, Rouen, 18 April 1916.
Found guilty, 9 March 1917, of being absent without leave from 8.15 pm, 8 March, to 10 pm, 9 March 1917: forfeited 1 day's pay.
Found guilty, 30 July 1917, of being absent without leave: deprived on 2 days' pay, and forfeited 1 day's pay.
On leave in France, 1 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 12 February 1918.
Forfeited 2 days' pay, 14 January 1919.
Relinquished appointment of Baker, 7 March 1919, and appointed Cook; relinquished appointment as Cook, 23 April 1919.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Ruapehu', 7 June 1919; disembarked Wellington, 27 July 1919; discharged, 26 August 1919.
Total war service: 5 years 16 days (of which 4 years 205 days were abroad) AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 257 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
- McGeehan, Elizabeth B. Autographed wartime souvenir publication, 'Samoa' [ca. 1914 - 1915]. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library- Tāmaki Paenga Hira. MS-2004-43. AWMM
Includes signature AWMM
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