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Ernest William James

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  • Service number
    12/1681 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest William AWMM
  • Surname
    James AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/1681 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Methodist, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    14 December 1888 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Place of birth
    Thames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Opotiki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Edwin James (brother), care of G. Cleave, Karaka Road, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Feb 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/1681 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
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 Feb 1915-26 March 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 17 or HMNZT 18 or HMNZT 19 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
    3rd 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      164 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joined unit at Gallipoli, 5 May 1915.Admitted to hospital, Gallipoli (no date recorded); rejoined unit, 8 May 1915.
    Reported missing, 8 May 1915.
    Board of Enquiry, held at Moascar Camp, Ismailia, 22 March 1916, concluded 'Reported missing, now believed dead, on or about 8 May 1915'. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
  • Date of death
    8 May 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Twelve Tree Copse (New Zealand) Memorial, Twelve Tree Copse Cemetery, Helles, Turkey AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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