DRAKE, Charles John
(Service number 83118)

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Date 2 May 1891 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date 10 September 1917 Age 26 years
Address at Enlistment 49 Austin Street, Wellington
Occupation Secretary
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. One child
Next of Kin Margaret Cameron DRAKE (wife), 49 Austin Street, Wellington
Religion Brethren
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Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Date 14 December 1963 Age 72 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Karori Cemetery, Wellington
Memorial Reference Block C, Row 30, Plot 065
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Charles John Drake was the fourth son of Edward and Eliza (née Allan) Drake.


Karori Cemetery, Wellington headstone transcription (Wellington Branch NZSG) [15 December 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [15 December 2016]

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