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Leslie John Chilton

  • Service number
    • 5901 AWMM
    • WWII NZ5901 AWMM
    • WWII NZ5901 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie John AWMM
  • Surname
    Chilton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 5901 AWMM
    • WWII NZ5901 AWMM
    • WWII NZ5901 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW2 Royal New Zealand Navy AWMM
    • Served on HMNZS Hinau
      HMS Diligence, Repair Ship [Atlantic & Pacific.]
      Awarded Mention in Despatch 11 June 1946 Public - Russell Leslir - Child - 12 July 2023 - Photos of Hinau and Diligence
      have certificate and Dads War medals with Oak leaves

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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  • Husband of Amy; father of Margaret, Pamela, Russell and Janet AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 March 2011 AWMM
    Age 89 AWMM
    AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ashburton Cemetery, Bremners Road and Seafield Road, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: The Press, Christchurch, New Zealand, 7 March 2011 p. B5 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • Thinking of you Dad
    Public - Russell leslie - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12
    https://collections.archives.govt.nz/en-NZ/web/arena/search#/entity/aims-archive/R21346617
    Further Reference
  • References
    • Personnel - Demobilisation - RNZN [Royal New Zealand Navy], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, N1/427 (R21465798) AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      Death Notice: The Press, Christchurch, New Zealand, 7 March 2011 p. B5 AWMM
    • Royal New Zealand Navy List (c.1921-c.1970) - kindly provided by Ralph McNabb. This list was not collated by McNabb but was sourced from the Royal New Zealand Navy. AWMM
    • Record Book of Naval Personnel - c.1920-1945 - Lists Navy number, alphabetical list of names of ratings trained in England, numerical lists of officers. Archives New Zealand, R21346617, AAYT 8495 N12 AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 July 2023Russell Leslir 2LowerSefton Road RD7 Rangiora, Canterbury NZChild
23 April 2015Russell leslieSt Arnaud, Tasman, New ZealandOther Relative

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