Born: Established: 7 Oct 1897 Warwick, Warwick area, Darling Downs, Queensland, ; Died: Ceased: 11 Nov 1959 Castlecrag, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,
Chauvel was a nephew of Australian army General Sir Harry Chauvel, Commander of the Australian Light Horse and later the Desert Mounted Corps in Palestine during World War I.
The Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame inducted Chauvel in July 2013 at the John Oxley Library.
Two documentaries have been made about Chauvel: Charles Chauvel: The Action Director (1972) and The Cinema of Charles Chauvel (1982). (tapes widely held)
Chauvel is material held at National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra. See Charles Chauvel, Epic Director: A Guide to the National Film and Sound Archive's Collection (1997).