Māori › James Boston Died 22 September 1944 PDF Key details Service number435492 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM 21 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Weekly News - This image may be subject to copyright View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames AWMM SurnameBoston AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number435492 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Te Puninga, Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM Unknown AWMM Te Puninga, Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMrs Mary Boston (mother), Te Puninga, Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM Mrs Mary Boston (mother), Te Puninga, Morrinsville, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMM Single AWMM Unknown AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number435492 AWMM Military serviceT Force T Force (R22440224) Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM Morrinsville, Waikato AWMM WW2 Farm hand/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM New Zealand Infantry Brigade AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM 21 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of John Milton Boston and Mary Boston, of Morrinsville, Auckland, New Zealand.Two sons, brothers served in WW2: James Boston (435492) kia; and Reggie Boston (23897). AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death22 September 1944 AWMM Age 22 AWMM Italy, Europe AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes CemeteryRavenna War Cemetery, Italy AWMM V. B. 9. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM Roll of Honour Remember James Boston by laying a poppy. Frederick Gordon Boston Hugh Boston James Boston Reggie Boston William Jeremiah Boston Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Boston Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Roll of honour : Auckland province, 1939-1945 Library / Pictorial › publication Auckland, N.Z. D797.N5 AUC Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-1993-139 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2222692 Sources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 10: WW2 9 AWMM Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM WW2 13: WW2 14 AWMM Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM Nominal rolls - Disembarkation T-force [WW2 Tonga Force Disembarkation Roll], Archives NZ, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1428 (R22440224) AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.