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Alfred John Fulljames

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred John AWMM
  • Surname
    Fulljames AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jack AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 56270 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 April 1893 AWMM WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 2 March 1917 AWMM 9 Beach Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Moore Fulljames (father), Kamo, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1917 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Sinai & Palestine AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 56270 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Featherston AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 2 March 1917 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Driver/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 2 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      9 stone 7 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
      Accidental death AWMM

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Biographical information

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  • Mother: Mrs Mary Ann Fulljames

    56270 Trooper John Fulljames

    Employer: J Chevis Beach Road

    Next of kin: Father: Mr John Moore Fulljames, Kamo; Place of Birth: England.

    Mother: Mary Ann Fulljames, Place of birth: Ireland

    David Owen Fulljames (NX 32218) served with the Australian Army during the Second World War, going missing in Malaya. He is the son of Edward Vincent and Emma Jessie Fulljames of Rotorua, born in 1916.

    Service Record: War Time Service: Attested at: Auckland on 2 March 1917; Marched into: Trentham Camp on 31 May 1917; Rank: Trooper, Unit: Auckland Mounted Rifles

    Chronological sequences of postings, hospitalisations and promotions:

    Embarked from New Zealand on His Majesty's New Zealand Troop Ship

    Number: 98 SS Tofua; From: Wellington on 13 November 1917; Disembarked at: Suez on 21 December 1917

    Posted to: NZ Mounted Rifles Trg Regt 21 Dec 1917

    Posted to: Auckland Mounted Rifles Sqn 13 Jan 1918

    Transferred to: NZ Mounted Rifles Bde 11 Apr 1918

    Posted to: Auckland Mounted Rifles 14 Apr 1918

    Posted to: Training Regiment 26 Jan 1919

    Embarked for New Zealand on His Majesty's New Zealand Troop Ship

    Number: 279 SS Ellenga; From: Suez on 23 July 1919; Disembarked on: 11 September 1919

    Posted to: Leave

    Discharged on: 9 October 1919

    At his death, from drowning and during the depression of the 1920s and 1930s Mr Fulljames was a tram driver. His funeral in 1941 was one of the largest seen in Auckland. Letters of condolances arrived from an earlier Governor General, High Commissioners for NZ, including the British and from the Australian Returned Services League. At his death he was a member of the Mt Roskill Road Board (later the Mt. Roskill Borough Council). Fulljames Avenue is named as a tribute to him. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    14 January 1941 AWMM
    Age 47 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hillsborough Cemetery, Hillsborough Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Area 11 Block C Lot 867 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Auckland Star 15-20 January 1941 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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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
      74: 6 AWMM
    • Nicol, C.G. (1921). The story of two campaigns: Official war history of the Auckland Mounted Rifles Regiment 1914-1919. Auckland, N.Z.: Wilson & Horton. AWMM
    • Powles, C.G. (1922). The New Zealanders in Sinai and Palestine. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM
    • Auckland Star AWMM
      Auckland Star 15-20 January 1941 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • The horse marines : a chronicle of their voyage on H.M.N.Z.T.98 T.S.S. Tofua, Nov. 13 to Dec. 21, 1917. Editor, Tpr. J.A. Kyd; sub-editor, Sgt. G.B. Young. AWMM

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