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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 (1894-1983 )
m.1918 Chorley, Lancashire
1939 Address of family 29 Chapel St, Chorley, Lancs.

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

Father of daughter Susan.

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

Civilian Occupation:

1947 emigrated to New Zealand with his wife, sailing on the "Rimutaka".
Civil  engineer - consultant civil engineer on the construction of Wairakei 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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