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James Graham Nilson

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 75), Page: 20 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Graham AWMM
  • Surname
    Nilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 50314 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 April 1877 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra HokitikaWest Coast Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
    9 June 1891 Public - Paul Graham - Direct descendant - 22 January 2019 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Auckland Public - Paul Graham - Direct descendant - 22 January 2019 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Accountant Public - Paul Graham - Direct descendant - 22 January 2019 - Family papers
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • A.W. Nilson (father), Merivale Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Anders Wilhelm Nilson (father) Public - Paul Graham - Direct descendant - 22 January 2019 - Family papers
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 50314 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 Clerk AWMM
  • 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' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      159 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland).

    Joined Bn, Gallipoli, 9 June 1915.
    Reported missing, 8 August 1915.
    Status subsequently listed as 'Believed to be dead, 8 August 1915'.

    Mother: Mrs H. Wilson, Humphreys, Hokitika, Westland AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • To the Grandfather that died when I was three, but whom I remember scolding me for swinging on the kitchen cupboard doors, thank you for your contribution to the war effort.
    Public - Paul Graham - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      75: 20 AWMM
    • A.U.C. roll of honour, 1914 - 1920. MSS & Archives E-2, Special Collections, University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services. AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
22 January 2019Paul GrahamAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant
23 April 2015Paul GrahamNew ZealandOther Relative
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