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James Thornton Eden

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Thornton AWMM
  • Surname
    Eden AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 77987 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 March 1894 Military Personnel File WakefieldNelson Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Wakefield Nelson AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Eden (Father) Wakefield Nelson AWMM
  • Relationship status
    1923 AWMM Married AWMM
    Dora Agnes Shea AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 77987 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Medical B4 Embark, WWI AWMM
    Flat feet - He was never sent overseas AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Private James Eden had flat feed and was never sent overseas. His doctor approved him for military service in New-Zealand only. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    Jan 1966 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Marsden Valley Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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