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Royal Edward Chaney

  • Service number
    Jayforce 821180 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Headstone of Dvr Royal Edward CHANEY 821180. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 16A2. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Dvr Royal Edward CHANEY 821180. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Royal Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Chaney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 821180 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    7 January 1924 Public - Brian - Other relative - 28 April 2018 - Church Register Index Christchurch Library
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch New Zealand Public - Brian - Other relative - 28 April 2018 - Church Register Index Christchurch Library
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM 87 Buckleys Rd., Linwood, Christchurch AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Jayforce Mrs E.M. Chaney, 87 Buckleys Rd., Linwood, Christchurch, (m) AWMM
    • Mother; Elsie May Chaney nee Thomson:

      Father: Victor Henry Chaney Public - Brian - Other relative - 28 April 2018 - Archway NZ archives
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Separated/Jayforce AWMM
    • First wife; Mavis Livingstone Smith (divorced 1949) :::: second wife Thelma Dumergue Lloyd (divorced 1956) Public - Brian - Other relative - 28 April 2018 - Personal Family History Research and Archway NZ Archives (divorce) & NZ NZ Electoral Rolls

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 821180 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.22 Moulder/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.22
    ChristchurchCanterbury 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.22
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 September 1976 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 52 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 16A, Plot 2 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.22 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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28 April 2018BrianSydney New South WalesOther relative

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