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Samuel Edward Chandler

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Portrait of Rifleman Samuel Edward Chandler, Auckland Weekly News, 7 February 1918. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19180207-37-38. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Chandler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24762 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 May 1888 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 S.W. Chandler (father), care of D.R. Walker, 11 Saint Hill Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24762 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
  • 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
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  • 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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  • Samuel Chandler was the son of Samuel William and Louisa Chandler, of 18, Wilson St., Wanganui. Native of Masterton, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 November 1917 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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  • Samuel Edward chandler is my grate grate uncle have been researching my family tree to who my ancestors are and where they died and are berried
    Public - Dorothy - Direct descendant - 23 October 2019

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      33: 29 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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23 October 2019DorothyPalmerston north New ZealandDirect descendant
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