HIND, Charles Albert Sidney
(Service number 24099)
|First Rank||Second Lieutenant||Last Rank|
|Date||12 October 1893||Place of Birth||Melbourne, Australia|
|Address at Enlistment|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||F.E. Hind (father), Maltby Street, Timaru|
|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces (?)||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||18th Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company|
|Date||16 October 1916|
|Embarked From||Destination||Devonport, Devon|
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|Military Awards||Military Cross (MC)|
Award Circumstances and Date
London Gazette 26/07/1918
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||29 July 1975||Age|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
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|New Zealand Memorials|
Charles (also known as Charlie) was born on October 12th, 1893 in Hawthorn, Melbourne. He immigrated to Timaru as an infant with his parents Frank (Francis Ernest) and Mary Hind (née Raybould).
His brother Walter Ernest Raybould Hind also served in the war, but was killed.
Once he returned from war, Charlie married Jessie Diana Stevenson on May 19th, 1920. The couple had three children: one who died in infancy in 1921, Ronald Walter Hind in 1925 and Eric Charles Hind in 1927.
They lived the rest of their lives in Timaru, where Charlie worked as a teacher.
SCRoll web submission by A Baird, 31 August 2017; Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [31 August 2017]
No documents available.
Researched and Written by
Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum)
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