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James Lindsay Richards

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Lindsay AWMM
  • Surname
    Richards AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 6954 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 December 1917 AWMM CromwellOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Wellington AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM 10 Bruce Ave., Brooklyn, Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs Nellie Richards (Mother), 8 Roy Street, Enwood, Invercargill AWMM
    • WW2 Mr William G. Richards (Brother), 63 Tannadyce St, Seatoun, Wellington AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. L.N. Richards, Crinan St., Invercargill (mother) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.156
    Age 22 AWMM
    Grocer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.156
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 2, p.156
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Jim Richards served as a chaplain to the New Zealand Armed Forces. Was also a Bandsman in the 2nd NZ Expeditionary Forces Band / 22 Battalion. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    9 October 1992 AWMM
    Age 74 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Salvation Army Memorial for Salvation Army officers, Karori AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.156 AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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