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Robert Guy Chamberlain

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Portrait from In Memoriam, 1914-1918 [Wanganui Collegiate School], 1919[?] - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Guy AWMM
  • Surname
    Chamberlain AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/23 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
    Unknown AWMM Pukeroa, Hunterville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ellen Mary Chamberlain (mother), 26 Wicksteed Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/23 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert Kingston Chamberlain and Ellen Mary Chamberlain, of Wanganui.

    Two sons, brothers Robert Guy Chamberlain (11/23) and Henry Kingston Chamberlain (24/1614) died in WW1.

    "Spent several months in Egypt after leaving New Zealand with the Main Body. He was wounded on June 6th at Gallipoli, invalided to Pont de Koubeh Hospital, and returned to the trenches on July 4th. He was killed in action on August 8th, 1915. He was a Prefect in 1909, and will be remembered for his fine performances as three-quarter back in the Fifteens of 1908 and 1909." (In Memoriam, 1914-1918 [Wanganui Collegiate School]) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No. 2 Outpost Cemetery, Turkey AWMM Special Memorial 7 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • In Memoriam, 1914-1918. (1919).Wanganui, N.Z.: Collegiate School. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 119 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
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