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Earle Richard Chesterman

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  • Service number
    11805 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Major AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
Portrait, Weekly News 17 December 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Earle Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Chesterman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    11805 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    21 August 1914 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 School teacher AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Nelson College, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr H.J. Chesterman (father), 23 King Edward Street, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    11805 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Nelson, Tasman, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Captain AWMM
    26 Infantry Battalion AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Major AWMM
    28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    27 AWMM
  • Date of death
    5 July 1942 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM
  • Death notes
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    VIII. F. 5. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
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