James Arthur Erridge Unknown date of birth - 26 November 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number9165 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMWaitatiOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss C.M. Erridge (sister)WaitatiOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number9165 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMDunedinOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMM20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion 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 AWMM20 Canterbury 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 DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameKnightsbridge War CemeteryAcromaLibya AWMM Grave reference14. J. 15 AWMM Memorial Contribute › 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.