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Full Name: Charles Bruce McIntosh
Rank Last Held: Private
Forename(s): Charles Bruce
Surname: McIntosh
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/970
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: Charles McIntosh (father), Hedgehope, Southland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Hedgehope, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 452
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death: 14 August 1915
Age at Death: 19
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Died of disease
Cemetery Name: Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference: A VII 1
Biographical Notes: Son of Charles and Jessie McIntosh of Hedgehope, Southland, New Zealand
Additional Information: From the spring of 1915, the hospitals and convalescent depots established on the islands of Malta and Gozo dealt with over 135,000 sick and wounded, chiefly from the campaigns in Gallipoli and Salonika, although increased submarine activity in the Mediterranean meant that fewer hospital ships were sent to the island from May 1917.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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