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James Joseph Blockley

James left Sydney, Australia 30 Dec, 1915 aboard HMAT A7 Medic.

James left Sydney, Australia 30 Dec, 1915 aboard HMAT A7 Medic.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Blockley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4070 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    WellingtonNew Zealand Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    Educated Mount Cook School, Wellington, New Zealand Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - AWM Roll of Honour : https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1665715/
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 November 1915 AWMM Denman, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M.A. Morris, Stanley Street, Hawkes Bay, Wanneirke, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 23 November 1915 AWMM Widowed AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4070 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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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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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • Taken on strength of 15th Field Company, Tel el Kebir, 18 March 1916.
    Marched out of Garrison Camp, Zeitoun, 21 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
    Admitted to No 5 Divisional Rest Station, 4 October 1916 (chronic appendicitis); transferred to No 15 Field Ambulance, 4 October 1916; to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 10 October 1916 (gastritis); to No 15 Ambulance Train, 24 October 1916; to No 13 General Hospital, Boulogne, no date stated; to England, 26 October 1916; to No 3 London General Hospital, Wandsworth, 28 October 1917; discharged, 14 January 1917.
    Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 14 January 1917 (abscess, right side).
    Died on board HS 'Kanowna', 28 February 1917.

    Death attributed to war service. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    28 February 1917 Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - AWM Roll of Honour : https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1665715/
  • Age at death
    44 Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - AWM Roll of Honour : https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1665715/
  • Place of death
    At sea, HMAHS 'Kanowna' on return to Australia Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - AWM Roll of Honour : https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1665715/
  • Cause of death
    Abscess, right side Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - AWM Roll of Honour : https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1665715/
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Fremantle Cemetery, Western Australia Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - AWM Roll of Honour : https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1665715/
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
06 June 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
12 July 2016BrianMelbourne, AustraliaResearcher

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