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Charles Vernon McDonald

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Memorial Plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington (Photo Paul Hickford, 2014) - No known copyright restrictions

Memorial Plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington (Photo Paul Hickford, 2014) - No known copyr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Vernon AWMM
  • Surname
    McDonald AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/433 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 January 1888 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    19 January 1888 Public - Paul - Researcher - 27 February 2015 - Bank of New Zealand Archives.
  • Place of birth
    Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Public - Paul - Researcher - 27 February 2015 - Military Personnel File.
  • Birth notes
    Parents: Alfred William (1853-1913) and Emma Elizabeth (nee Martin) McDonald. Public - Paul - Researcher - 27 February 2015 - NZSG Kiwi Index, Version 1.
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Bank of New Zealand, Marton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.E. McDonald, 18 Law Street, Carisbrook, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/433 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 WellingtonNew Zealand 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mrs. E. E. McDonald, of Christchurch, and the late Alfred William McDonald.

    Text of the Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand: 'In Memoriam: The names inscribed upon this tablet are those of officers of the Bank of New Zealand who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919 waged against the nations of central Europe - Germany, Austria, Turkey and Bulgaria - who sought by force of arms to obtain world-wide dominion. In honour of their patriotism and valour. In admiration of their sacrifice. And in grateful perpetuation of their glorious and ennobling memory this monument is reverently dedicated. Their Name Liveth for Evermore.'

    Bank of New Zealand Staff Member. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    The memorial plaque is now located on the ground floor of Bank of New Zealand premises at Harbour Qu Public - Paul - Researcher - 27 February 2015 - Bank of New Zealand Museum, Wellington.
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM
    • Memorial plaque, Bank of New Zealand (Officers of the BNZ who laid down their lives in the Great War AD 1914-1919), BNZ Arcade, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Bank of New Zealand officers who enlisted for military service in the First World War. Research completed by Paul Hickford (2014-2017). AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 441 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

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
14 May 2018AllanRotoruaResearcher
27 February 2015PaulWest Auckland, New ZealandResearcher

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