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James Holmes Straw

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Holmes AWMM
  • Surname
    Straw AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 3/161 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Upper Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs M.A. Straw (mother), Queen Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs M.A. Straw (mother), Queen Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 3/161 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • James Straw was the son of Michael and Mary A. Straw; husband of Lilian Jones (formerly Straw), of Nelson Creek, West Coast, New Zealand. AWMM
    • First husband of Lilian Hill, daughter of Mary Jane and William Harrison Hill from Dobson, West Coast New Zealand. Married in 1916 and had a daughter together in 1917 - Franscesca Marcella Straw. Lilian remarried Edward Jones. Public - Nikki - Other relative - 26 May 2019 - Personal papers, family knowledge and NZ Births, Deaths and Marriages
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bagneux British Cemetery, Gezaincourt, Somme, France AWMM VI. C. 4. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial plaque, St Paul's Church, No 3 Field Ambulance, 25 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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