EDWARDS, Christopher John Francis
(Service number 7/2003)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 23 December 1894 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Studholme
Occupation Butcher
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin H. H. EDWARDS (father), Timaru Road, Waimate
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 9th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles, C Squadron
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 3 February 1965 Age 69 years
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 4 February 1965
Memorial or Cemetery Fairlie Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Christopher john Francis Edwards was born on 23 December 1894 at Waimate, the son of Henry Harris and Catherine (née O'Brien) Edwards.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 November 2016]

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