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Ronald Ernest Chambler

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Chambler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ron AWMM
    • Chum AWMM
  • Service number
    Malaya 30587 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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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  • Photo of Capt R.E. Chambler in The Officers, 2nd Battalion The New Zealand Regiment (Taiping, Malaya 1960)

    Photo of Capt R.E. Chambler in The Officers, 2nd Battalion The New Zealand Regiment (Malaya 1961) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 December 1974 Findagrave (FAG)
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Cuthberts Cemetery, Govenors Bay, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Nominal Roll 2NZ Regiment 1959-1961. Kindly provided by Alan (Archie) Dawson February 2021. AWMM
    • Overseas postings and forces - New Zealand Force for Malaya Far East land forces - Officers, 1957-1971, Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AD-W6W2564 36 part 3. AWMM
    • This record was partially created from Cemetery research completed by Carol Foster (2021). AWMM
    • Fry, P., & New Zealand. Army. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment. Battalion, 1st. (1983). The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment : Journal / [P.J. Fry, editor] (25th anniversary commemorative ed.). Singapore: The Regiment. AWMM

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