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Charles Johnson

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  • Service number
    WWI 8/4452 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd Btn Otago Regt., 10 Coy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 28), Page: 14 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 28), Page: 14 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Johnson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/4452 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 5 May 1878 Military Personnel file
    • 5 May 1878 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WaipukurauHawkes Bay Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    157 Lowe street, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs O. Morgan (mother), Matiere, Taumarunui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single
    1919 married Gladys OXENHAM Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Military Record & research

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd Btn Otago Regt., 10 Coy Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 8/4452 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Military Record
  • 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 Bushman/Civilian AWMM
    • 10 Dec 1915 at Trentham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Bushman for Loisel's of Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    37yrs 7mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      168 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 2 April 1916; disembarked Suez, 3 May 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 10 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France (date not recorded); attached to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 31 May 1916.
    Wounded in action, and admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 15 August 1916, and transferred same day to No 8 Casualty Clearing Station (gas); discharged to duty, 26 August 1916.
    Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 12 July 1917 (disordered action of the heart), and transferred same day to No 4 [7?] Australian Field Ambulance; rejoined Bn, 27 July 1917.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 4 August 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 11 August 1917.
    Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 13 October 1917 (injured leg), and transferred same day to No 3 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, and then to No 3 Australian Stationary Hospital, Abbeville; transferred to No 5 Convalescent Depot, Cayeux, 1 November 1917; to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 30 November 1917.

    Classified 'Unfit' by NZ Standing Medical Board, and detached to United Kingdom, 1 October 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HMNZT 'Ulimaroa', 7 November 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active Service: malaria and neurasthenia), 16 January 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 39 days (of which 2 years 263 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 August 1946 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 67 AWMM
  • Date of death
    20 March 1953 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    78yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 7SF, Plot 11 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 81; Warrant # 7270 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 3 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      28: 14 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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03 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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