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Frank Chambers

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  C_008. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel C_008. Image taken June 2020.

© Auckland Museum CC BY AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank AWMM
  • Surname
    Chambers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ413024 AWMM
    • WWII 413024 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 September 1915 AWMM RotherhamYorkshire AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs F.E. Chambers (mother), C/o Shell Company of New Zealand Ltd., Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frank Chambers was the son of Harold and Florence Elsie Elaine Chambers, of Mission Bay, Auckland, New Zealand; brother of Elaine Pedersen (nee Chambers), of Glenfield, Auckland.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 December 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tankersley (St. Peter) Churchyard, Yorkshire, England AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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03 October 2020SallySheffield, United KingdomOther

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