James Ashby Unknown date of birth - Died 9 February 1945 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number801331 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames AWMM SurnameAshby AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number801331 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM142 Maunu Road, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr M. Kairua (uncle), Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 21 Feb 1944-31 March 1944 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsItaly AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number801331 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMWhangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM21 Feb 1944-31 March 1944 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM21 Feb 1944-31 March 1944 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMMMooltan or Willem Ruys AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion, A Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Henry and Mihi Ashby; nephew of Marshall Kairua, of Whangarei AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death9 February 1945 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathItaly AWMM Death notesItaly AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameCaserta War Cemetery, Italy AWMM Grave referenceVI, B, 4. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember James Ashby by laying a poppy. Horace Ashby J Ashby James Ashby James Frederick Ashby John George Ashby Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Ashby Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 13: WW2 7 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.