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Walter Andrew Chandler

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Gravestone of Squadron Leader Walter Andrew Chandler, North Shore Memorial Park, North Shore, Auckland. Image kindly provided by John Forrest (July 2021).

Gravestone of Squadron Leader Walter Andrew Chandler, North Shore Memorial Park, North Shore, Auckla …

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    Chandler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Andy AWMM
  • Service number
    • 70211 AWMM
    • WWII NZ36112 AWMM
    • WWII 36112 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 August 1914 AWMM HaweraTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Armament/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    4 November 1936 AWMM
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  • 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Was an Armament Warrant Officer until commissioned as an Engineer (ENGR) in June 1942 and served two tours as an Engr Officer in the S and SWPA's. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 December 1990 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore Memorial Park, North Shore, Auckland AWMM Plot 28, Row A, Block D, RSA Ash Lawn Section 2, Northern Division AWMM
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  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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