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John David Chittenden

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Portrait from The Weekly News; 23 August 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 23 August 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John David AWMM
  • Surname
    Chittenden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZD 2608 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1920 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs W. Chittenden (mother), 65 Rex Street, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific Theatre of War AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZD 2608 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed in an aircraft accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Chittenden was the son of Henry Hector and Wilhelmina Chittenden of Miramar, Wellington.

    Martyn notes he was serving as Royal New Zealand Navy and on loan to the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 June 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Indian Ocean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    New Zealand Naval Memorial, Devonport Naval Base, HMNZS Philomel, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

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18 March 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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