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James William Manuell

Headstone, Kaukapakapa Public Cemetery, South Kaipara Co-operating Parish (Anglican/Methodist) (photo John Halpin 2010) - CC BY John Halpin
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    James William AWMM
  • Surname
    Manuell AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Willie AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 50423 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1890 AWMM MakarauKaipara AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss M.A. Manuell (sister), Makarau, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 50423 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Manuell was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Manuell.

    Husband of Amelia Hester Swenson (formerly Manuell), of Massey, Henderson, Auckland.

    His brother Thomas (38923) also served in WW1. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    15 March 1924 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kaukapakapa Public Cemetery, South Kaipara Co-operating Parish (Anglican/Methodist), junction Peak Road & SH 16, Kaukapakapa, Rodney District, New Zealand AWMM Lot 47 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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