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James Lowther Mason

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Lowther AWMM
  • Surname
    Mason AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 470 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    ChristchurchCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 13 July 1915 AWMM 22 Bunn Street, Pyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Mason, Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 July 1915 AWMM Single 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 470 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      146 lb AWMM
    • 19 July 1916 AWMMKilled or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Melbourne, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
    Reported missing, 19 July 1916.
    Note on Form B103: 'Died whilst Prisoner of War in Germany'.
    Note on file, 14 March 1917: 'Reported buried.'
    German note on file: 'austr. sold. Mason, J.L. vom 31. austr. Bn. am 19.7 in Gegend Fromelles gefallen.'
    Note on Red Cross File No 1730406: 'Central Office for Lost Property, Berlin, report:- Location and number of grave not known. Chief Army Command 6, and Chief Medical Register, Munich, both report:- Nothing known.' AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    VILLERS AWMM

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Sources

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