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Horace William Chatwin

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Headstone, Purewa Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Horace William AWMM
  • Surname
    Chatwin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3456 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1894 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Brunswick, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 William Henry Chatwin (father), 61 Grantham Street, Brunswick, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 11 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3456 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 5 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Tinsmith/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Returned to Australia aboard the HMAT Argyllshire, tuberculosis 30 March 1916 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Greenvale Sanatorium, Australia AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Tuberculosis and tuberculosis colitis AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Ida Chatwin and William Henry Chatwin of Devonport.

    Educated at Ellerslie School

    Reports by the Medical Board record he slept in the open in Egypt and caught a chill, contracted pluerisy which developed into tuberculosis.

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information from the headstone AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Block E Row 57 Plot 011 AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia AWMM

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Sources

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