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4 Dec 1920 Chorley Lancashire
Antrim Fortress Company RE
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron
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.
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.
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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