Melville Chater

First Name Melville

Last Name Chater

Location Born New York, NY

Died While Serving? no


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  • Team Work Volume III no. 6 - Smith - June 1924
  • The Story of Near East Relief - Barton - 1930

of New York began in 1920 to do publicity work for Near East Relief. From Constantinople he crossed to Batoum, being supercargo on the “Quequen”, the first food ship to carry relief into the shut-off Caucasus, April 1921, and traveled through Anatolia, sending home stories of the work of the organization throughout Asia Minor and the Caucasus. He covered the Syrian field in the same way before going back to Constantinople, where he married Miss Loretto Quinn. They came home in August, 1923, and are now living at 37 East 60th Street, New York City.