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2nd Lieutenant

Charles Frederick




4 Dec 1920 Chorley Lancashire

Service No.




Antrim Fortress Company RE

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron

Military Notes:
Service Record:

12 Jul 1941 - joined Antrim Fortress Company 

6 Dec 1942 - at 591 Antrim Para Sqdn.

Ringway Parachute Training Course 69B.

14 Oct 1953 - relinquished command and is granted the Honorary rank of Captain.

Family Notes:

son  of Thomas Martindale (1892-1952) and his wife Ethel Parsons [m.1918 Chorley, Lancs] 

brother of John (1919-1982), Donald (1923-) and Norman Parsons (1934-1992).

Father of at least 1 child, a daughter.

In March 1952, Charles, his wife and daughter sailed on the Esperence Bay from Melbourne Australia to Southampton. This probably due to the death of his father in Chorley.

Civilian Occupation:

Civil  engineer - consultant civil engineer on the construction of Warakei Geothermal Powerstation, North Island New Zealand and  Roxburgh hydro-electric power station amongst other projects in New Zealand.


1946  Mary Millicent Laund (1919-1986) in Chorley , Lancashire. She also died in New Zealand.


1985  in New Zealand 



Cemetery / Memorial:





Founder   member of the New Zealand Pre Stressed Concrete Institute. NZPSI




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