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Robert Charles Chesterman

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Chesterman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ425763 AWMM
    • WWII 425763 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1939-1945 AWMM
    WW2 AWMM
    World War II AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ425763 AWMM
    • WWII 425763 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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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
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert Chesterman was the son of Thomas Chesterman and of Elizabeth Frances Chesterman (nee Meharry), of Kanieri, Westland, New Zealand; husband of Linda Evelyn Maud Chesterman, of Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    23 November 1944 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    HungaryEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Budapest War Cemetery, Hungary AWMM IV. B. 8. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. 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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20 April 2015PaulNew ZealandResearcher
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