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Harvey Maitland Chrystall

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harvey Maitland AWMM
  • Surname
    Chrystall AWMM
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 885 Colombo Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.E. Chrystall, C/o Bank of New Zealand, Queen Victoria Street, London, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
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  • Military service
    Royal Navy AWMM
    Royal Naval Division AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Annie (Anne) Eames Chrystall (nee Inglis) and William Chrystall, Christchurch merchant.

    William married twice with Matilda he had sons Archibald and William. With Annie he had Gordon, Harvey and John

    Four sons, brothers served in WW1 Gordon Buchan Chrystall (7/619);Lieutenant John Inglis Chrystall with the 13th Hussars; Harvey Maitland Chrystall with the Royal Naval Division; Dr William Purvis Chrystall volunteer in the Malay peninsula; a fifth, Archibald Jeffrey Chrystall held a commission in the Territorials.

    The Auckland War Memorial Museum includes five of Chrystall's albums. Some images are included in Fenton, D., & Higgins, S. (2015). The Anzacs : an inside view of New Zealanders at Gallipoli. Auckland, New Zealand: Penguin.

    One of four brothers from Christchurch - reported as gaining a commission in the RND and headed to Gallipoli in ChCh Press 17 April 1915 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1967 AWMM
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Sources

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    • Admiralty, and Ministry of Defence, Navy Department: Medal Rolls. The National Archives microfilm publication ADM 171, 202 rolls. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England. AWMM
      Admiralty, and Ministry of Defence, Navy Department: Medal Rolls. The National Archives microfilm publication ADM 171, 202 rolls. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England. AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
    • Chrystall, H. M. (1914-1918) Chrystall photographs. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tamaki Paenga Hira. PH-1968-2. AWMM
      5 Photographic Albums AWMM
    • Fenton, D., & Higgins, S. (2015). The Anzacs : an inside view of New Zealanders at Gallipoli. Auckland, New Zealand: Penguin. AWMM
    • Harper, G., Clements, C., & Johns., R. (2019). For King and Other Countries: The New Zealanders Who Fought in Other Services in the First World War. Auckland, New Zealand: Massey University Press. AWMM
      p. 226-7 AWMM