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Charles Gomer Jenkins

Headstone of Lance Corporal Charles Gomer Jenkins (40149). Oxford Road Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEDE6165). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Gomer AWMM
  • Surname
    Jenkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 40149 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 March 1886 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra PenarthWales Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.I. Smith (sister), King's Street, Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40149 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM School teacher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      147 lb AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Charles Jenkins was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins, of Penarth, Wales.

      Embarked Wellington, 9 June 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 August 1917, and marched in to 5th Reserve Bn, Tidworth.
      Reverted to Temporary Corporal, 16 August 1917; confirmed in rank of Corporal, 24 September 1917.
      Proceeded overseas to France, 20 November 1917; joined 4th Bn, in the field, 15 December 1917, and posted to D Company.
      Reverted to Lance Corporal at own request.
      Killed in action, Belgium, 7 January 1918.

      Parents: Mr & Mrs Jenkins, Penarth, Wales AWMM
    • Charles was married to my Great Grandmother, Julia Rachel Jenkins ( nee Nash) & previously Pawson Public - Lindsay James - Other Relative - 20 June 2015 - Family Tree
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About death

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  • Death
    7 January 1918 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Oxford Road Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM III. G. 9. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Married to my Great- Grandmother Juliet Rachel Jenkins (nee Nash) and previously married to the late William Pawson.
    Public - Lindsay James - Other relative - 22 April 2016



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20 June 2015Lindsay JamesHanmer SpringsOther Relative
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