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John Charles Alexander Chaplin

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1/4 portrait of Private John Charles Alexander Chaplin, Reg No 49692, of the Auckland Infantry Regiment, - A Company, 27th Reinforcements, later with the New Zealand Rifle Brigade. Killed in action in France on 26th May 1918. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1917). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-C3055. No known copyright.

1/4 portrait of Private John Charles Alexander Chaplin, Reg No 49692, of the Auckland Infantry Regim …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Charles Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Chaplin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 49692 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1894 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elizabeth Chaplin (mother), 22 Summers Street, Stanley Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 June 1917 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 49692 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Painter 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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  • John Chaplin was the son of Mr Alexander Chaplin and Mrs Elizabeth Chaplin, of Stanley Bay, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    26 May 1918 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, Somme, France AWMM II. N. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Holy Trinity (Anglican) Church, 20 Church Street, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Devonport War Memorial, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Devonport Primary School, granite tablet, 18 Kerr Street, Devonport, Auckland AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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