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James Comeskey

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  • Service number
    10/3221 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Corporal AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Comeskey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    10/3221 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S.J. Comeskey (mother), Upper Hutt, Wellington, 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
    10/3221 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
    Wellington, 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
    Private AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Battalion 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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Accidental death on active service AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Corporal AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Comeskey was the son of James and Sarah Comeskey, of Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    23 AWMM
  • Date of death
    29 July 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Accidental Death AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery, Foncquevillers, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    III. C. 10. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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