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Albert Chammen

Family grave memorial, Sydenham Cemetery, Christchurch commemorating 23/1011 Albert Chammen (Photo by Sarndra Lees) - Image has All Rights Reserved.

Family grave memorial, Sydenham Cemetery, Christchurch commemorating 23/1011 Albert Chammen (Photo b …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Chammen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Chamman AWMM
    • Albert Victor Chammen AWMM
  • Service number
    • 7616 AWMM
    • 23/1011 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
    WW1 Whakamatau, Lake Coleridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 A.E. Chammen (son), care of Mrs Beltridge, Palmer's Road, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


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
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Seed-dresser/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    ChristchurchCanterbury Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father was named James Chamman. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    33 Public - Terry - Researcher - 21 September 2022 - BDM online, simple arithmetic
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers, Somme, France AWMM III. B. 11. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Family grave memorial, Sydenham Cemetery, Christchurch AWMM

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  • Hi Albert, you are the half brother of my great great grandmother. Thinking of you this ANZAC day. Love Megan
    Public - Megan - Other relative - 25 April 2017
  • Hello great great granddad. My name is Amber and my brother is Tyler. Our mum has told us all about you and what you did. We are really sad that you didn't make it home to your family, it makes us feel really sad. You will never be forgotten and are always in our thoughts and prayers. We love you great great grandad xxxxxx
    Public - Sharron - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
  • Albert Chammen you are my great grandfather. Although we have never meet I am the proudest granddaughter for knowing of you, and what you did for us. God bless you Albert Chammen, you are forever in our hearts.
    Public - Sharron - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
  • Sadly I never knew you but you will always be remembered and always in my heart, your loving grand-daughter, Marita. God Bless
    Public - Marita - Other Relative - 14 April 2015
  • God bless you Great Granddad. You are always in our thoughts. Mum never got to meet you, but always speaks of you. She worries that no-one has ever been to visit your grave in France - so we are travelling to see you next year on the 100 year anniversary of your death - Never forgotten xx
    Public - Caroline - Other Relative - 11 April 2015
  • To my Great Grandfather we never met, but I think of you often
    Public - Michelle - Other Relative - 22 January 2015



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 September 2022TerryChristchurchResearcher
25 April 2017MeganChristchurchOther relative
24 April 2015SharronChristchurchOther Relative
14 April 2015MaritaChristchurch, New ZealandOther Relative
11 April 2015CarolineTauranga, NZOther Relative

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