James Arthur Erridge Unknown date of birth - Died 26 November 1941 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number9165 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News 31 December 1941 - This image may be s … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames Arthur AWMM SurnameErridge AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number9165 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 Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Waitati, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss C.M. Erridge (sister), Waitati, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 05 Jan 1940 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number9165 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMDunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 20 Infantry Battalion AWMM; 2NZEF: 1st Echelon 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 AWMM20 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › James Erridge was the son of Thomas Andrew and Sarah Erridge.Photographs taken in Cairo early in 1940 and reporduced in a book entitled An Honourable Surrender: A New Zealand soldier remembers by John Hogg MM, include images of Jimmy Erridge. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death32 AWMM Date of death26 November 1941 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya AWMM Grave reference14. J. 15 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember James Arthur Erridge by laying a poppy. Benjamin Erridge Henry Ernest Erridge James Arthur Erridge Walter Joseph Erridge William Leslie Grove Erridge Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Arthur Erridge Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 55 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.