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James Reuben Stone

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Full length portrait of Private  James Stone, Reg No 64373, of the 32nd Reinforcements, E Company, killed in action in France on 27 August 1918. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1917). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-S3945. No known copyright.

Full length portrait of Private James Stone, Reg No 64373, of the 32nd Reinforcements, E Company, k …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Reuben AWMM
  • Surname
    Stone AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Reuben AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 64373 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 December 1889 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs M. Stone (mother), 11 Prospect Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 64373 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Stone was the eldest son of James and Margaret Stone, of 11 Prospect Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand. His brother Cyril also served. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM XI. D. 8. 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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  • Dear Uncle Jim I heard so much about you and would have loved to have known you. Very conscious that there are several generations of Stones -my cousins-that never were. Visiting your grave in France was one of the most moving experiences of my life. Raewyn-great niece
    Public - Raewyn Mary - Other Relative - 23 April 2015
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  • You have always remained in the heart of the family, Jim, and much loved.
    Public - Catherine - 23 April 2015
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Sources

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
      75: 39 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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23 April 2015Raewyn MaryNew ZealandOther Relative
23 April 2015CatherineAucklandOther

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