TIPLADY, Charles Benjamin
(Service number 48865)
|First Rank||Lance Corporal||Last Rank||Private|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth||Winston, Durham, England|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs W. TIPLADY (mother), Geraldine|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||28th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||9 June 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Devonport, Devon, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Canterbury Regiment|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
T.B. Lung - 50% disability.
Clerk, civil servant
|Date||8 October 1963||Age||66 years|
|Place of Death||Stoke, Nelson|
|Notices||Timaru Herald, 9 & 10 October 1963|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Cremated, ashes interred at Wakapuaka Cemetery, Nelson|
|Memorial Reference||RSA Section Block 4, Plot 011|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Charles Benjamin TIPLADY was born in England, the son of William TIPLADY and his wife Esther Jane née HARMER. William and Esther had married in 1886 in New Zealand where their first child was born, before they returned to England. In 1901 Charles was at home with his family at Church Farm, Winston, Durham, England. Charles attended the Orari Bridge and Woodbury schools before going to the Geraldine District High School, where he gained Proficiency in 1911.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [29 December 2015]; Timaru Herald, 25 January 1912, 12 April 1916, 29 June 1916, 13 July 1916, 19 January 1917, 8 March 1917, 10 September 1918, 13 & 26 December 1918, Press, 18 April 1938 (Papers Past) [29 December 2015]. Wakapuaka cremation & burial records (Nelson City Council) [29 December 2015]; Timaru Herald, 9 & 10 October 1963 (Timaru District Library) [30 December 2015]
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