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James Edgar Alphonsus McKeefry

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 82), Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 82), Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Edgar Alphonsus AWMM
  • Surname
    McKeefry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 68164 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 June 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra GreymouthWest Coast Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    M. McKeefry (father), Police-station, Dunedin North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 68164 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Telegraphist/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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      152 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service: England
    Promoted to rank of temporary corporal, Featherston Camp, 19 February 1918.
    Promoted to rank of sergeant, Featherston Camp, 16 April 1918.
    Embarked on board HMNZT 'Maunganui', Wellington, and proceeded overseas, 9 May 1918.
    Disembarked Liverpool, England, 24 June 1918; marched in and taken on strength New Zealand Engineers Reserve Depot, Stevenage, 24 June 1918. Reverts to rank of sapper at own request, 25 June 1918.
    Attached to New Zealand Signal Depot, Bedford, 1 October 1918.
    Found guilty, 29 December 1918, of being absent without leave, 8.30 am, 18 December, to 5.30 pm, 21 December 1918: forfeited four days' pay and fined four days' pay.
    Marched in to Sutton Coldfield from Stevenage, 21 February 1919.
    Marched in to Wellington Provincial Detachment, Sling Camp, 12 May 1919.
    Detached to Isolation Camp, Larkhill, 16 May 1919.
    Marched in to Auckland Provincial Detachment, Larkhill, 27 May 1919.
    Marched in to Wellington Provincial Detachment, 5 July 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board HMNZT 'Ayrshire', 5 August 1919.
    Disembarked Lyttleton, 20 September 1919; Discharged on completion of period of engagement, 23 October 1919M.
    Medals: British War Medal AWMM
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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



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