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Clunie James Drake

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  • Service number
    WWI 2/442 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Cluny James AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Gunner/Military AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Clunie James AWMM
  • Surname
    Drake AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cluny James AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/442 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    28 August 1886 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Auckland, New Zealand Military Personnel file
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 21 Aug 1914 Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Walter Clunie Drake (father), Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/442 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 21 August 1914 AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM HMNZT 7 or HMNZT 10 AWMM
    Vessel was Arawa or Limerick AWMM
    Gunner/Military AWMM
    New Zealand Field Artillery AWMM
    Main Body 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
    • 14 Dec 1915 Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Wounded, shrapnel to elbow AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: G.S.W. left arm
      Pension: 10/-
      Percent of disability: [Not stated]
      Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 10 May 1916 Military Personnel file
    Medically unfit AWMM
    Gunner/Military AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Name spelled variously through the records - incorrectly on Military records as Cluney; Cemetery records as Clunie; BDM, Births as Clunie;

    Son of Walter Clunie Drake and Emily Jane Drake. Husband of Verna May nee Dale-Taylor.

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Private Bag, Mercer AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    68 AWMM
  • Date of death
    29 August 1956 Cemetery record
  • Cause of death
  • Place of death
    Auckland, New Zealand Family source
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery name
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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Sources

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  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 198 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM

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