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James Wilson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    James Alexander AWMM
  • Service number
    • South African 2420 AWMM
    • 4703 AWMM
    • WWI 13/2097 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 October 1878 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Elizabeth Cropp (sister), Franklin Street, Thames AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Mrs. E. Wilson, of Dunedin. Born at Milton

    Listed at Archives New Zealand as James and as James Alexander by CWGC AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 7 December 1918 AWMM
      Age 42 AWMM
      New Zealand AWMM
    • 7 December 1918 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 41 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM D. 14. (S). AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
      Archives NZ: W5515|61|6080 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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