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Edward Walter Clervaux Chaytor

Portrait of Major-General Sir Edward Walter Clervaux Chaytor, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 6 / F714 26. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Major-General Sir Edward Walter Clervaux Chaytor, Archives New Zealand, AALZ 25044 6 / F …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward Walter Clervaux AWMM
  • Surname
    Chaytor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Edward William Clervaux TD AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15/6 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 21 June 1868 Military personnel file
    • 21 June 1868 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Chaytor (wife), Broad Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Death details found on the back of the Non-War Grave Index Card for GUBBIN Patrick

      His father was named John Clervaux Chaytor. AWMM
    • Born 21/6/1868 Edward Walter Clervaux Chaytor to Emma and John Clervaux Chaytor, in Motueka Public - Karel Anne - Researcher - 29 April 2015 - 1) Date on military file. 2) Name (note second name Walter, not William) and parents' names on www. bdmonline, 3) Place p. 29 "NZ and the First WW" by Damien Fenton
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About death

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  • Death
    • 15 June 1939 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      EnglandUnited Kingdom Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • 15 June 1939 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 71 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Golders Green Crematorium, Hoop Lane , London, England AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
16 April 2020CharleneQueensland, AustraliaResearcher
14 July 2015robynNelsonResearcher
29 April 2015Karel AnneNelson NZResearcher

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