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James Lawson Grainger

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 91), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 4 (Roll 91), Page: 8 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Lawson AWMM
  • Surname
    Grainger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 78793 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Grainger (mother), Broad Bay, Otago Peninsula, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 78793 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Moeraki then transhipped to [HMAT 17] Malta at Sydney for Suez. Moeraki then transfer to Malta at Sydney for Suez. 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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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • I’m memory of our dear Grandad Grainger, who supported his family in good times and bad, who loved us without judgement.

    I loved that my childhood was spent just across the paddock from you grandad and i loved that you were as deaf as a post when it suited you.
    You taught me to ride a bike .

    You are never forgotten - you came home from the war - you have a large family who are all grateful for that.

    My name is Raylene Richards I was your eldest grandchild born to Gladys your daughter and her husband Walter Richards. I have one younger brother Ivan.
    Public - Raylene Breen - Direct descendant - 27 April 2020
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  • My dear Grandad who I miss dear x let's never forget xx
    Public - Fiona - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      91: 8 AWMM
    • The Maltameter [edited by W.H. Gummer] H.M.A.T. 17 "Malta" October and November 1918. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 April 2020Raylene BreenOamaru New ZealandDirect descendant
25 April 2017Fiona Palmerston Direct descendant

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