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James Archibald McNair

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  • Service number
    13/2607 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Gunner AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery, 1st Brigade, 7th Battery AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Seated studio portrait of James Archibald McNair (13/2607). Image kindly provided by Family. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Archibald AWMM
  • Surname
    McNair AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    13/2607 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    28 February 1894 Military Personnel File
  • Place of birth
    Auckland, New Zealand Military Personnel File
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Otaua, Waiuku, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    P. McNair (brother), Otaua, via Waiuku, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 Nov 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    13/2607 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 13 November 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 35 or HMNZT 36 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra or Tofua AWMM
    Trooper AWMM
    Auckland Mounted Rifles AWMM
    8th Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Gunner AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery, 1st Brigade, 7th Battery AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother to Martha Jane MCNAIR 1884-1959; Peter George Crouch MCNAIR, of Otaua, Waiuku, 1886-1945; Margaret Jessie (McNair) DEASON 1888-1958; Anne Caroline Russell (McNair) FRASER 1891-1982 and John Valance MCNAIR 1896-1957 - (information provided by public source). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    14 October 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    New Irish Farm Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Vanheule Farm Mem. 5. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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20 March 2016John FraserNew ZealandOther relative