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Charles Herbert Colechin

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  • Service number
    WWI 52578 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Artiliary Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - Military Personal File, National Archives.
  • Last rank
  • War
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • World War 1 Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - Military Personal File, National Archives.
Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 67), Page: 39 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 67), Page: 39 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Colechin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 52578 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 October 1893 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    7 October 1893 Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 13 September 2016 - NZ Birth Index 1840-1950
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 13 September 2016 - NZ Birth Index 1840-1950
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    214 Lincoln Road, Christchurch, New Zealand Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - Family Papers
  • Post war occupation
    Accountantant Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - Family Papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Charles Edward Colechin (father), 214 Lincoln Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - Family papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
    • World War 1 Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - Military Personal File, National Archives.
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • Artiliary Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - Military Personal File, National Archives.
  • Service number
    WWI 52578 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    • Joined the NZ 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery 18/11/1917 Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - Military Personal File, National Archives.
    • After being injured with a GSW and recovering he was transferred to 4th Batn 3rd NZ Rifles 24/2/1918 Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - Military Personal File

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Awarded First prize in 200 Yards deliberate rifle shooting competition in Dellbruck, Colgne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Presented to him by the R.H. Prince Of Wales. Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 13 September 2016 - Watch Inscription.
    • Deliberate Rifle Shooting Competition was held on January 18, 1919. Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 13 September 2016 - Watch Inscription.

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Fined as per The Defence Act for not turning up to Parade Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/CHP19130614.2.29
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Bookseller's assistant/Civilian AWMM
    • 15 January 1917 Christchurch Public - Brent - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personal File
    • 28th Reinforcement Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 13 September 2016 - http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/SUNCH19170412.2.72
    • Parading of the colours and departure for Wellington from King Edward Barracks April 12 1917. Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 13 September 2016 - http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/CHP19170412.2.33
    • The Magistrates Court yesterday (Mr .• T. A. B. Bailey presiding) was occupied for-some time with th Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 4 October 2016 - http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/CHP19130614.2.29
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    • 22 Public - Brent - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Military Personal File
    • 23 and 3/12 Public - Brent - Other Relative - 22 April 2015 - Miiltary File

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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 July 1969 Public Source
  • Date of death
    24 July 1969 Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 13 September 2016 - NZ Cemetry Records, 1800-2007
  • Age at death
    75 Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 13 September 2016 - NZ Cemetry Records, 1800-2007
  • Place of death
    Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 13 September 2016 - NZ Cemetry Records, 1800-2007
  • Cause of death
    Heart Attack Public - Brent - Direct descendant - 13 September 2016 - NZ Cemetry Records, 1800-2007
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      67: 39 AWMM
    • Sloane, K. (2014) Living With High Explosives, The 1st NZ Light Trench Mortar Battery, 1916-1918. Public - Keith - Researcher - 10 April 2015 - Military History

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04 October 2016BrentAucklandDirect descendant

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