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James Edward Lott

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  • Service number
    2112168 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    United States Marine Corps AWMM
  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Lott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    2112168 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Protestant, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    17 April 1947 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Trainee teacher AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 38 Sainsbury Road, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mother AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 Nov 1967 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    • Regular Military Service AWMM
    • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2112168 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Purple Heart (USA) AWMM
      Medals received posthumously for service in Chu-Lai AWMM
    • Navy Commendation Medal (USA) AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment
    19 AWMM

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    Post WW2 Private AWMM
    United States Marine Corps 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
      Ground casualty, other explosive device AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    United States Marine Corps AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Albert Edward Lott who was a US citizen and Joan Linda Hannken who was a NZ citizen

      Attended Mt Albert primary, Kowhai Intermediate and Mt Albert Grammar schools.

      Served with the US Marines for 2 years. Jim's brother Gary also served in the US Marines.

      Ashes buried at St Lukes Church, Mt Albert, Auckland

      Cenotaph database record compiled from information from the memorial plaque and the newspaper clipping AWMM
    • Jim has a Placque beside a TiToki Tree at St.Lukes Anglican Church. His Ashes were Scattered over the Veterans Cemetary at Waikumete. Public - Garry Roy - Sibling - 24 April 2016 - I am Jims Brother ^ Served in Vietnam at the Time of his Death, & returned to NZ with is Body.
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    21 AWMM
  • Date of death
    8 May 1968 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Quang Ngai, Vietnam AWMM
  • Death notes
    Quang Ngai, South Vietnam AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    St Lukes Anglican Church, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Ashes AWMM
  • Memorial name
    • Vietnams Veteran Memorial Wall, United States AWMM
    • Memorial tree, St Luke's Anglican Church, near the corner of St Luke's and New North Roads, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    • Panel 57E, Line 6. AWMM
  • Obituary

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  • I was with Jim in Chu Lai & Left the Morning of the Day he was Killed to return to my Base at Dong Ha, Further North. I will never Forget you Bro.
    Public - Garry Roy - Sibling - 24 April 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Australia's Vietnam War
    https://vietnam.unsw.adfa.edu.au/
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
      Subritsky, M. (Compiler). (1995). p. 142 AWMM

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24 April 2016Garry Roy Auckland New ZealandSibling