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Charles Mackie Begg

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Portrait of Colonel Charles Mackie Begg, Archives New Zealand, R24184106. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles Mackie AWMM
  • Surname
    Begg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/306 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 September 1879 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 148 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Begg (wife), 148 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/306 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB) AWMM
      Citation for Companion of the Bath (CB): "For valuable services rendered in connection with Military Operations in the Field." (London Gazette, 1 January 1918, p. 3) AWMM
    • Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) AWMM
      Citation for Companion of St Michael and St George (CMG): "April-Aug 1915. Has succeded in establishing his Field ambulance under most difficult circumstances. During the first few days after the landing when the influx of wounded was exceedingly heavy both he and the whole of his staff worked with the utmost devotion." (London Gazette, 8 November 1915, p. 11026) AWMM
    • Croix de Guerre 1914-1918 (France) AWMM
      Citation for Croix de Guerre (France): "For distinguished services rendered during the course of the campaign." (London Gazette, 7 October 1919, p. 12403) AWMM
    • Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) Three Times AWMM
      Citation for Mentioned in Despatches (MiD): "April-Aug 1915. Has succeded in establishing his Field ambulance under most difficult circumstances. During the first few days after the landing when the influx of wounded was exceedingly heavy both he and the whole of his staff worked with the utmost devotion." (London Gazette, 5 November 1915, p. 11003) Citation for Mentioned in Despatches (MiD): "Has performed his duties to my entire satisfaction. The work of the N.Z. Medical Corps during the operations on the Somme 15 September to 3 October was excellent." (London Gazette, 4 January 1917, p. 262, Rec No. 428) Citation for Mentioned in Despatches (MiD): "Mentioned in Field Marshall D. Haig's despatch of 7 November 1917 for distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty during the period February 26th to midnight September 20-21st 1917." (London Gazette, 28 December 1917, p. 13574) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of influenza AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Charles Begg was the son of Alexander and Katherine Begg, of Dunedin.

    He was the husband of Lillian H. L. Begg, of 1 Claremont Street, Dunedin. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 February 1919 AWMM
    Age 39 AWMM
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  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Walton and Weybridge (Walton-on-Thames) Cemetery, Surrey, England AWMM Screen Wall. 412. AWMM
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Memorials

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • McDonald, W. (2001). Honours and awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. Napier, N.Z.: Helen McDonald. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 46 AWMM
    • McDonald, W. (2001). Honours and awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. Napier, N.Z.: Helen McDonald. AWMM
      McDonald, W. (2001). p. 27. AWMM
    • Pat Clarkson Medical Practitioner Research Project (January 2014). AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM

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