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Charles William Gawn

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles William AWMM
  • Surname
    Gawn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/1122 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 July 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra DunedinOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • 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
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/1122 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      154 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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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Death

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  • Death
  • 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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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • 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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