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Charles Raymond Neale

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  • Service number
    • WWI 17/294 AWMM
    • South African N/N AWMM
    • SA War: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • SA War: NZ Veterinary Corps; 1st Cngt; 10th Cngt 1st SI Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
    • WWI: 3rd Reinforcement NZ Vet Corps & NZ Territorial Reserves Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
Portraits of South African War service personnel. St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co.p. 60. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portraits of South African War service personnel. St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the …

Identity

  • Title
    Major Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Charles Raymond AWMM
  • Surname
    Neale AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 17/294 AWMM
    • South African N/N AWMM
    • SA War: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Episcopalian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 31 May 1872 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 31 May 1872 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    31 May 1872 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record & Rec
  • Place of birth
    Pierce Hill Barracks, Edinburgh, Scotland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Charles W Neale who was a Major of the Scots Greys Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Royal Hotel, Hawera, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre SA War: 1st Cngt: Living in Timaru
      : 10th Cngt - Living in Gisborne
      Pre WWI: Living at Royal Hotel, Hawera Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military record & Research
  • Post war occupation
    Veterinary Surgeon at Hawera Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Major C.W. Neale (father), Weston Elms Avenue, Reading, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • SA War: Kimberley, Paardeberg, Driefontein, Johannesburg & Diamond Hill Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
    • WWI: Egyptian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • SA War: NZ Veterinary Corps; 1st Cngt; 10th Cngt 1st SI Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
    • WWI: 3rd Reinforcement NZ Vet Corps & NZ Territorial Reserves Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military record
  • Service number
    • WWI 17/294 AWMM
    • South African N/N AWMM
    • SA War: N/N Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Military service
    SA War: 1899-1900 & 1902; WWI: 1915-1916; NZ Territorials June 1916 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    • 1899 transfered from the 1st Contingent to the Imperial Army in SA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
    • 1st Cngt: Lieutenant; 10th Cngt: Captain; 1908 promoted to Major Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military record

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Queens & Kings SA War Medals with clasps
    WWI British War Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Yeomanry Cavalry in England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
    • SA War: 13 Oct 1899 at Wellington & 19 Apr 1902 at Christchurch
      WWI: 12 Feb 1915 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    SA War 1st Cngt: Veterinary Surgeon; 10th Cngt: Meat Works Inspector & Vet; WWI: Veterinary Surgeon Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    1st Cngt: 27 yrs; 10th Cngt: 30 yrs & WWI: 43 yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - 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
    Major Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Military record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • His father was named John Neale. AWMM
    • Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXIX, Issue 9400, 9 April 1902, Page 2
      Mr C. R. Neale, late veterinary surgeon for Poverty Bay, has received a captaincy in the South Island battalion of the Tenth Contingent. Captain Neale was a through passenger for Lyttelton by the Mararoa this afternoon. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XXIX, Issue 9400, 9 April 1902, Page 2
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 February 1921 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 49 AWMM
  • Date of death
    19 February 1921 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - South Taranaki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    49 Yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - South Taranaki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Hawera, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - South Taranaki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
    Accident - kicked by horse Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - South Taranaki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Hawera Cemetery, South Taranaki Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - South Taranaki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Section: Hawera General Episcopalian; New Plot # 5034; Block: XXXIII; Old Plot # 15; Record 9755 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - South Taranaki District Council's Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
    refer to attached document, Major Charles Raymond Neale Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Research
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial - refer attached document, 'Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War' Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 August 2015 - Research
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