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George Roger Chance

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Headstone of Major George Roger CHANCE 25520. Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 5S, Plot 9. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Major George Roger CHANCE 25520. Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 5S …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Roger AWMM
  • Surname
    Chance AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25520 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 June 1916 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 1 Lynwood Avenue, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr G. Chance (father), c/- Dawson's Ltd., Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 April 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25520 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Optician/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded 2 September 1942 AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Hilary; father of Kristin, Tony, Margreta and Gilda

    Service at Roslyn, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 17 January 2008 AWMM
      Age 91 AWMM
      DunedinOtago AWMM
    • 17 January 2008 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 91 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Cremated AWMM
    • Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 5S, Plot 9 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 21 January 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Murphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Arti.html
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 63 AWMM
    • Murphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Murphy, pp, 246-9, 661 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 21 January 2008 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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