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Richard Chorley

Headstone from St John's Churchyard Trentham

Robert Chorley Headstone

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Chorley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    34399 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 Tawai Street, Trentham, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.B. Chorley (mother), Tawai Street, Trentham, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 01 Jul 1940-31 March 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    34399 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Sapper AWMM

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Gunshot wounds AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • For an account of the court case in which Mary Stuart Walker was tried for the murder of Richard Chorley see New Zealand Herald 6 July 1944. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    New Zealand 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

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.84 AWMM

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30 August 2020MarkTrenthamResearcher

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