Charles Henry AWMM
Also known as
WWI 18826 AWMM
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Address before enlistment
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Mrs Martin (wife), 6 Home Street, Arch Hill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 7" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
133 lb AWMM
Embarked Wellington, 25 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 3 October 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
Proceeded overseas to France, 20 October 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 5 November 1916.
Admitted to No 15 Casualty Clearing Station, 30 November 1916 (iritis); rejoined Bn, 16 December 1916.
Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 6 January 1917 (irritability of bladder); transferred to NZ Divisional Rest Station, 8 January 1917; discharged to NZ Reinforcements Camp, 18 January 1917; rejoined Bn, 20 January 1917.
Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 27 January 1917 (diarrhoea); transferred to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 30 January 1917; to No 3 Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 8 February 1917; to No 14 Stationary Hospital, 12 February 1917 (dysentery); to England, 7 March 1917, and admitted to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 8 March 1917; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 2 April 1917; to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 5 April 1917.
Court of Enquiry, held at Codford, 19 May 1917, found that MARTIN illegally absented himself on 20 April 1917, and that he was still absent.
Classified 'Unfit' and placed on NZ Roll, 6 July 1917.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Avonmouth on board HMNZT 'Marama', 14 July 1917; disembarked, 22 August 1917; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active Service), 17 October 1917.
Total war service: 1 year 96 days (of which 1 year 196 days was abroad) AWMM
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