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Charles Henry Rowson

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 9 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 9 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Rowson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23880 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • Australia AWMM
    • 1 January 1895 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C. Rowson (father), Waitui, Inglewood, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23880 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 Farmer/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Charles Rowson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rowson, of Mountain Rd., Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand. Born in Australia. Served on the Western Front, 1916-17. AWMM
    • Charles was born 1895 in Coburg, Victoria, Australia. His parents were Charles Rowson who was born in Flower St, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England and Alice Grace nee Newman born in Church St, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia. Charles senior and Alice's other children four children besides Charles junior, were Stanley, Eric, Eva Alice and Sylvia May Rowson. Public - Gina - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - family info
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    StratfordTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
    died of wounds in war after being repatriated back to Stratford, NZ in 1918 Public - Gina - Other Relative - 24 April 2015 - family info
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kopuatama Cemetery, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Block 14. Plot 18. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 9 AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) 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. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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24 April 2015GinaAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative

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