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James Hanlon

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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
    Trooper Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Hanlon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4176 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Wesleyan Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 1877 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1877 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1877 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Place of birth
    Australia Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    c/- William Witters, Makauri, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Father - William Hanlon, Sussex St, Sydney, Australia
    Uncle - William Witters, Makauri, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Relationship status
    Single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Service number
    4176 AWMM
  • Military service
    7th & 9th Contingents Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Records
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1901-1902 SA Boer War Medals & clasps Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • South Africa Station hand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
      GisborneNew Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    • 6th Cngt: Listed in Gisborne 3/1/1901
      7th Cngt: 3 Apr 1901 at Wellington & transferred to 9th in SA Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shepherd for William Witters at Makauri, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 1 June 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    7th Ctgn: 24 yr 10 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 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
    15 Feb 1902 - James Hanlon wrote to his sister of NSW from the Blomfontein Hospital Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Military record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Trooper/Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Military record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 September 1954 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 77 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial - refer to document attached " Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 18 July 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
18 July 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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