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Selwyn Chambers

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Selwyn AWMM
  • Surname
    Chambers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/672 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 Havelock North, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Violet A. Chambers (wife), Kopanga, Havelock North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married 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 11/672 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Selwyn Chambers was the son of Thomas Mason Chambers and Margaret Chambers, of Havelock North. Husband of Violet Chambers, of Havelock North. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Suvla BayGallipoli 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
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Family grave memorial, Havelock North Cemetery, Havelock North, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Will remember Major Selwyn Chambers with pride at the ANZAC dawn service at Port Lincoln by reading the letter written by Selwyn's nephew to his parents telling them the circumstances of his death.
    Public - Michael Russell - Other Relative - 13 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 April 2015Michael RussellPort Lincoln South AustraliaOther Relative
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