OBORN, Charles William
(Service number 85875)
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||1 September 1886||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Address at Enlistment||37 Francis Avenue, Christchurch|
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|Next of Kin||Mrs J. B. OBORN (wife), 324 Tuam Street, Christchurch|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||11 January 1942||Age||54 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch|
|Memorial Reference||Area 31, Plot 62|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Charles William Oborn was the son of George Arthur and Fanny (née Newman) Oborn. He married Jessie Beatrice Hill in 1913. Their daughter, Flora Jessie Oborn was born in 1914.
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [23 March 2017]; Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch, headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [23 March 2017]
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