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Joseph Chambers

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Chambers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    48620 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Sam - Other Relative - 15 March 2015 - Military Personal file

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 October 1889 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Leamington, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    48620 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
    • Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    • 2 February 1917
      Commenced Duty 6 March 1917 Public - Sam - Other Relative - 15 March 2015 - Military Personal file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    28 Public - Sam - Other Relative - 15 March 2015 - Military Personal file

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
      Accidental death AWMM
    • Height: 5'7 Weight 192lb Public - Sam - Other Relative - 15 March 2015 - Military Personal file

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Chambers, of Leamington.

      Private Joseph Chambers (48620), a member of the 26th reinforcements, was coming home on leave when he slipped at the Frankton Railway Station while getting off the train. He died of injuries 4 April 1917 and was buried, at the Leamington cemetery, Cambridge with the Territorials, Senior Cadets and members of the National Reserve on parade. AWMM
    • Enlisted with A Company, 26th Reinforcements in Hamilton Public - Sam - Other Relative - 15 March 2015 - Military Personal file
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 April 1917 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Hamilton
    New Zealand Public - Sam - Other Relative - 15 March 2015 - Military Personal file
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Leamington Cemetery, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM Row B, Grave 1 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Cambridge War Memorial, Queen Street, Cambridge, New Zealand AWMM
    • Hautapu RSA Memorial 1914-1918 and 1939-1945, Leamington, Cambridge AWMM
    • Cambridge Cenotaph, Victoria St, Cambridge 3434 AWMM
    • Cambridge World War One War Memorials AWMM

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Sources

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