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Kenneth James Tait

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth James AWMM
  • Surname
    Tait AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1/185 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 Taitville, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • James Tait, Waipukurau, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs A.F. Tait (mother), Stirling Terrace, Karori, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1/185 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      Citation for Military Cross (MC): "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. During an attack he led his troop with great gallantry and skill over ground exposed to heavy machine-gun fire. He showed magnificent leadership and skill." (London Gazette, issue 30651, pub. on 23 April 1918, p. 45) AWMM
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      London Gazette 18/01/1918 AWMM

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mrs. A. F. Tait, of Wellington AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 March 1918 AWMM
    PalestineMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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

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Sources

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