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Walter Alfred Choat



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  • Forenames
    Walter Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Choat AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4274 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 August 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
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  • Place of birth
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Enlistment
    South Africa Bootmaker/Civilian Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    ThamesCoromandel District Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Father was named Alfred John Choat. AWMM
    • Choat is buried in Hamilton West Cemetery, died 28 June 1931 aged 52; buried with wife Hannah died 14 Oct 1972 aged 89. Choat was son of Alfred John and Ellen Mary Choat. WA Choat was bootmaker before the Boer War, then sawmiller at Kopu, then aerated water and cordial manufacturer in Hamilton from 1917. Cycle accident 1919. Helped his brothers in their Oceanic Dining Rooms and fish shop. Public - Lynette - Researcher - 8 October 2017 - Murray R. Frost "Temperance Waters" 1993 pp16-19 (from research and family info); newspapers through Papers Past; NZSG cemetery transcripts
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About death

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  • Death
    28 June 1931 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 53 AWMM
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  • Place of death
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  • Cemetery
    Hamilton West Cemetery AWMM
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08 October 2017Lynette Hamilton, NZResearcher

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