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Charles Gifford Ancell

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  • Service number
    WWI 24/2145 AWMM
  • Also known as
    "Tiny" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Rifle Brigade 2nd Btn Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 27), Page: 5 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 27), Page: 5 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Gifford AWMM
  • Surname
    Ancell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    "Tiny" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery Record
  • Service number
    WWI 24/2145 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 February 1893 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    4 February 1893 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin, Otago, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Thomas Charles William ANCELL and Constance Thurman PROSSER. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Matawhero, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Company Director in Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C.T. Ancell (mother), 7 Palm Grove, Berhampore, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single
    1924 married Kate Cecilia Candy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Rifle Brigade 2nd Btn Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 24/2145 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • 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 Driver/Military AWMM
    • 1 4Dec 1915 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Drover Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    22yrs 6mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 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
    Sept 1916 wounded in Stomach; Aug 1917 suffering from Varicose veins Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Lance Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 October 1980 Public Source
  • Date of death
    13 October 1980 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Age at death
    87yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Grave reference
    Block 38; Plot 333; Warrant # 23395 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 30 April 2016 - Military Record
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 November 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher
30 April 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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