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Charles Southampton Fitzroy

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Southampton AWMM
  • Surname
    Fitzroy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1482 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Havelock North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.A. Fitzroy (father), Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1482 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 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
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Drowned AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      150 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Jumped overboard and drowned, 2 May 1917.

    Reported missing on HS 'Maheno', 2 May 1917. 'On a search being made three letters of a farewell nature were discovered & his pay book in wh. his will was written dated May 1st. A Board of Enquiry sat & found after hearing the evidence of Major Gibson & orderlies "That Gnr Fitzroy committed suicide by jumping overboard from HS Maheno in the Tasman Sea on May 2, 1917, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 8 p.m."'

    Parents: Cecil Augustus and Sussannah FitzRoy, Ringstead, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay; Wife: Leila M. FitzRoy, Te Ngae, Rotorua AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 May 1917 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
    Wellington Provincial Memorial, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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