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Charles Samuel Vial

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 745 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 745 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Vial AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1206 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 March 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OwakaOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Vial (mother), Dawson's Hotel, Reefton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1206 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand 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' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      144 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked, 13 November 1915.
    Marched out from Zeitoun to Moascar, 29 December 1915.
    Joined unit, Ismailia, 2 February 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria and proceeded overseas to France, 7 April 1916.
    Attached to NZ Divisional Train, 5 January 1917; rejoined 3rd Field Company, 7 January 1917.
    Wounded in action, 24 February 1917; admitted to Northern Midlands Casualty Clearing Station, 26 February 1917; transferred to No 10 Ambulance Train, 26 March 1917; to No 8 Stationary Hospital, 26 March 1917; No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on Thames, 28 March 1917 (gunshot wounds, face and legs); transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 28 May 1917.
    Marched out NZ Convalescent Home, Hornchurch, 9 June 1917, to leave; marched in NZ Engineers Reserve Depot, Christchurc,h after completion of leave, 25 June 1917.
    Appointed Temporary Lance Corporal while specially employed, 13 June 1918.
    Detached On Command to Headquarters Squadron, 5 August 1918.
    Found guilty after being tried by District Court Martial, 5 October 1918, of (1) receiving a 50 lb bag of sugar stolen from NZ Engineer Bulk Supply Stores, Campbellwell; awarded 30 days' detention, reduced to the ranks, forfeited 10 days' pay while awaiting trial, forfeited 30 days' pay while in detention (40 days' net take).
    Marched in to NZ Engineer Reserve Depot, Boscombe, 26 October 1918.
    Marched out from NZ Engineer Reserve Depot, Boscombe, and proceeded overseas to France, 9 November 1918; rejoined unit, 24 November 1918.
    Marched in to Base, 31 December 1918; detached to the United Kingdom, 1 January 1919; marched in to Sling Camp, 2 January 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from London on board SS 'Hororata', 1 February 1919; arrived New Zealand, 16 March 1919; discharged, 12 April 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 233 days (of which 3 years 123 days were abroad). AWMM
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Death

About 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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