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James William Holms-Chote

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  • Service number
    WWII 427085 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • James William Holms Chote AWMM
    • Jimmy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of Sergeant James Holms-Chote photographed in 1941. Image kindly provided by the Holms-Chote family (January 2020). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Sergeant James Holms-Chote photographed in 1941. Image kindly provided by the Holms-Chot …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James William AWMM
  • Surname
    Holms-Chote AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • James William Holms Chote AWMM
    • Jimmy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 427085 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 May 1921 AWMM DannevirkeManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM Tipapakuku, Dannevirke AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. R.S. Chote, Tipapakuku, Dannevirke (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single/WWII AWMM
    ENQ3755 AWMM

Service

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 427085 AWMM
  • Military service
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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 October 2003 AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
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  • Jimmy was the son of Robert and Gertrude Holms(nee Herbert). His father was to die at a relatively early age of 43 as a result of a combination of WW1 gassing and wounds. Cousin of Grant, Ian and Bob Holms who also served in the 2NZEF 1939-45.
    Public - John - Other relative - 13 August 2017
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Not just Ordinary Blokes, (2020) JGM Holms Boolarong Press Public - Kiwi Scribe - Other relative - 10 January 2021 - Personal family historical narrative
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.73 AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 January 2018NickGreytown New ZealandOther relative
19 January 2018NickGreytown, New ZealandOther relative
13 August 2017JohnQueenslandOther relative

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