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Charles Richardson

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3/4 portrait of Corporal Charles Richardson 6/3443, c.First World War. Image kindly provided by A.J. Buist (November 2019). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

3/4 portrait of Corporal Charles Richardson 6/3443, c.First World War. Image kindly provided by A.J. …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Richardson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 6/3443 AWMM
    • WWII 819138 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 February 1876 AWMM GreymouthGrey District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM High Street, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Jane Richardson (mother), High Street, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    • WW1
      Armentieres, France AWMM
      7 July 1916 AWMM
      German Army AWMM
    • WW1
      Interned - Holland AWMM
    • WW1 POW - Niederzwehren, Hesse, Niederzwehren, Hesse New Zealand High Commission, (1917).
      No.112/3, Coy 8 AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
    WW1 18 November 1918 AWMM
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
    • Complexion, WWI AWMM
      Fresh AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWI AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWI AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Bayonet wound - left arm, chest, right hip. Source: British Red Cross Society AWMM
    • Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Grenade wounds - various (head, left shoulder, left arm) AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 10 July 1919 AWMM
    No longer fit for service. AWMM
    Corporal/Military AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 December 1952 AWMM
    Age 76 AWMM
    GreymouthGrey District 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand High Commission (Great Britain). (1917). A short sketch of the work of the New Zealand Prisoners of War Department in London and of other undertakings connected with the war. London, England: High Commissioner for New Zealand. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 614 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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