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James Lawrence Meates

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Lawrence AWMM
  • Surname
    Meates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Jim AWMM
    • Jimmy AWMM
    • Father Jim AWMM
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Post WW2 1954 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Bill Meates (WW1 7/2077) and Ellie. Brother of Patsy, Bill (448357) and Kevin

    He served in Korea for 2 years and then later served 18 months during the Malayan emergency

    Resigned from the military to become a priest, trained with the Franciscans in Australia and was ordained in 1968

    His funeral service was held at St Anthony

    Cenotaph database record compiled from information in the Obituary AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    8 April 2002 AWMM
    Age 69 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
    Obituary: New Zealand Herald, 21 April 2002 includes portrait AWMM
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Obituary: New Zealand Herald, 21 April 2002 includes portrait AWMM