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Charles Honeycomb

  • Service number
    WWI 16/510 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Honeycombe AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. Cultural Permissions may apply.

New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckl …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Honeycomb AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Honeycombe AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/510 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    12 Sept 1897 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    • son of Charles Honeycombe Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
    • and Catherine Hoarangi Davis (mother) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Matanui, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • Matawai, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Charles Honeycomb (father), Mamaku, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • 1920 married Mary Ann McLennan Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record & Research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian - Malta, Gallipoli & Mudros, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/510 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    9th (W.E.C.) Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer for Shute Bros, Sheepfarmers of Matawai Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    23yrs 3mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Sergeant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Surname appears as Honeycomb in Nominal Rolls, as Honeycombe in Archives New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    22 August 1954 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Age at death
    63yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Place of death
    Oropi, Tauranga, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 24 April 2016 - Military Record & BMD NZ Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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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: 339 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. 1st Maori Contingent. Scroll of the 1st New Zealand Maori Contingent, 1915. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-624. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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