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Richard Roland Chatfield

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  • Service number
    WWII NZ422937 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Roland Chatfield AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Air Force AWMM
    • RAF 75 Squadron Public - Alison Christine - Child - 27 April 2016 - Family Oral History
    • 75 Squadron 3 Group RAF Bomber Command Public - Alison Christine - Child - 6 May 2016 - Grave stone inscription
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Roland AWMM
  • Surname
    Chatfield AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Roland Chatfield AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZ422937 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 October 1920 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • 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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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Air Force AWMM
    • RAF 75 Squadron Public - Alison Christine - Child - 27 April 2016 - Family Oral History
    • 75 Squadron 3 Group RAF Bomber Command Public - Alison Christine - Child - 6 May 2016 - Grave stone inscription
  • Service number
    WWII NZ422937 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Flight Sergeant Public - Alison Christine - Child - 6 May 2016 - Grave stone inscription

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Jocelyn M.(deceased); father of Philip and Alison; son of Lionel Clyde Chatfield and Jean Elizabeth nee Palmer AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 August 2005 AWMM
    Age 84 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    North Shore Memorial Park and Crematorium (Schnapper Rock), Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand AWMM Northern Division Single Berm Section 1, Block A, Row F, Plot 3 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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27 April 2016Alison ChristineAuckland, New ZealandChild
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