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James Archibald Denniston

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  • Service number
    24/115 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, A Company AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Archibald AWMM
  • Surname
    Denniston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24/115 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 Care of G. L. Rutherford, McDonald Downs, Hawarden, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Reverend A.E. Axelsen (guardian), 41 Clyde Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 09 Oct 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24/115 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
    Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 09 Oct 1915-22 November 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 31 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion, A Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Denniston was the son of Robert and Jane Denniston, of 15 Mary St., Port Chalmers, Dunedin, New Zealand. Also served in Egypt. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    19 AWMM
  • Date of death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Ypres, Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    N.Z. Apse, Panel 7. AWMM
  • Obituary

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  • I remember Mum telling me about you and showing me a photo of you, I just wanted to let you know that you are not forgotten, you gave your life for our freedom; we will always remember you, and thank you with love and gratitude for your sacrifice. Forever 19 years old.
    Public - Sandra - Other relative - 31 March 2017

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31 March 2017SandraSTRATHALBYN SOUTH AUSTRALIAOther relative