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John Inglis Chrystall

Portrait of Captain John Inglis Chrystall, Archives New Zealand, R24184061. Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Inglis AWMM
  • Surname
    Chrystall AWMM
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  • Also known as
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  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1887 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Cavalry Club, Piccadilly, London, England AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs A.E. Chrystall, C/o Bank of New Zealand, Queen Victoria Street, London, England AWMM
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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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Biographical information

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  • Son of Annie (Anne) Eames Chrystall (nee Inglis) and William Chrystall, Christchurch merchant.

    William married twice with Matilda he had sons Archibald and William. With Annie he had Gordon, Harvey and John

    Four sons, brothers served in WW1 Gordon Buchan Chrystall (7/619); Lieutenant John Inglis Chrystall with the 13th Hussars;Harvey Maitland Chrystall with the Royal Naval Division; Dr William Purvis Chrystall volunteer in the Malay peninsula; a fifth, Archibald Jeffrey Chrystall held a commission in the Territorials AWMM
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About death

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