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James Newton

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 538 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 538 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Newton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/686 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1898 AWMM Te AraroaGisborne AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Ihaia Katana, Waipawa, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
    • Foster son of Ihaia Hutana, of Waipawa Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/james-newton
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Egyptian EF & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/686 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1917 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military Record
  • 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
    Labourer for H Nepe of Hastings & M Morrison Taihape Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    24yrs 3mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - Military record

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attested as older, false birth date as 1891 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/james-newton
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Headstone Inscription at Mataweka Urupa:
    Tohu whakamaharatanga
    Pvte 16/686 James Newton
    I mate ki te whawnaiki France
    I te 5 o nga ra Akuhata 1917.
    "He died for his country". Public - Clancy - Researcher - 24 September 2017 - 'Mataweka Maori Cemetery, Waipawa' Transcribed by Val Hawkins and Bronwyn Aldridge in 1988. Copies: NZ Society of Genealogists, Marae Committee. Available on Ancestry.com
  • Memorial name
    • Waipawa War Memorial, Waipawa, HB Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 9 February 2016 - http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/waipawa-first-world-war-memorial
    • There is a headstone for James Newton at Mataweka Urupa, Tapairu Rd, Waipawa, Central Hawkes Bay, Ha Public - Clancy - Researcher - 24 September 2017 - Cemetery Record transcribed by Val Hawkins and Bronwyn Arlidge in 1988 with the permission of Mr P Meha, Porangahau Road, Waipukurau, NZ.
      Copies were given to the NZ Society of Genealogists and the Marae Committee.
      A copy is available on Ancestry.
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • St Mary's Church Memorial Board, Tikitiki near Rangitukia, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
    • I am a grand nephew and the name sake of James - I have been left his medals from WW1 along with other whanau members, a photo of James hangs in the. C Battalion war museum in Gisborne. Public - James - Other relative - 14 January 2020 - Information from whanau

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 April 2021JamieGisborneDirect descendant
14 January 2020JamesGisborne - New Zealand Other relative
24 September 2017ClancyPerth, Western Australia, AustraliaResearcher
09 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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