Earle Richard Chesterman 21 August 1914 - 5 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number11805 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeMajor AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait, Weekly News 17 December 1941 - This image may be s … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesEarle Richard AWMM SurnameChesterman AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number11805 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth21 August 1914 AWMM Place of birthNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesNew Zealand AWMM Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMSchool teacher AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMNelson CollegeNelsonNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr H.J. Chesterman (father)23 King Edward StreetMastertonNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number11805 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMNelsonTasmanNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM26 Battalion AWMMCaptain AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankMajor AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death5 July 1942 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceVIII. F. 5. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember Earle Richard Chesterman by laying a poppy. Walter Chester William Chester Earle Richard Chesterman Robert Charles Chesterman Thomas Richard Chesterman Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Earle Richard Chesterman Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28 (Maori) Battalion Roll of Honour originally published in Cody (1956). Digital copyhttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor-_N100649.htmlSources UsedCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCommonwealth War Graves Commission record.http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=2092945Further Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 83 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.