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James Cunningham

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South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay who served in the Sth African War 1899-1902". Image kindly provided by Paul Baker (December 2008). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay w …

Identity

  • Title
    Honary Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Cunningham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8669 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 30 September 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1879 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1879 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Te Awamutu, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of James & Sarah Cunningham Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record & Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
    Living Hornsby Christchurch Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    mother - Mrs Sarah Paratene Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    8669 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 1 Regt. 10th NZ Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1902 SA War Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Butcher for the Gisborne Freezing Works Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    23yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Honorary Corporal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father was named James Cunningham. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 May 1953 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 75 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hastings Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Research - refer attached document "Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War"
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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