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James Charles Hewson

Group Photo, WW1, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve: members of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as Sub-Lieutenants. HMS Hermione, Southhampton, April 1917 and their bulldog. Back row left to right C.H. Palmer, W.A. Currie, N.E. Blomfield, W.A. Garden, W.P. Endean, C.V. Brown, F.G. Foote Middle row left to right R.A. Kirkwood, R. Mays, W.C. Leys, G.S. Reid (Hon. Tresurer.), L.N. Foote, T.E. le Huquet, A.E. Choyce, R. Philson, C. Armitage, W.L. Sheffield, Front row left to right - L. Jenkinson, G.T. George, D.V. Hanna, T.M. Alexander, B.W. Beaumont (Hon. Sec.), C. Harrison-Smith, E.C. Alexander, W. Nolan, T.C. Webster Absent - G.E.L. Alderton, J.C. Hewson, J.A. Hardie. - (Copyright © Royal New Zealand Navy Museum. Photo number Hermione 1917. All enquiries for use: https://forms.nzdf.mil.nz/navy/museum/contactform.asp )

Group Photo, WW1, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve: members of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron as …

Identity

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    James Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Hewson AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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    WW1 Pre 10 November 1916 AWMM Remuera Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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    WW1 10 November 1916 AWMM
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  • ML338 Hernia Operation

    ML575 In Command unwell

    Palmer recruit enlisted at Auckland in 1916 - reported as serving in RNVR & this shore establishment in September 1918. AWMM

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    Scottish Masonic Centre, 59 Grey St, Onehunga, Auckland 1061 AWMM

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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
      45: 22 AWMM
    • National Archives (UK), Kew AWMM
    • Attestation papers are held at Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton AWMM
    • McEwan, J. (1995). Auckland Rockies : a history of Auckland's Naval Reserves from 1858-1995. Auckland, N.Z.: Pyramid Press. AWMM
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