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James Eddy

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Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of Memories, Auckland War Memorial Museum on Anzac Day 1999 in memory of those who died in Greece. - This image may be subject to copyright

Wreath, 1999, laid by the Greek Community on the Cenotaph in Auckland and later moved to the Hall of …

Identity

  • Title
    Signalman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Eddy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    34293 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1904 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1904 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Estimated
  • Place of birth
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Research
  • Birth notes
    Son of Joseph Eddy, and of Grace Eddy, of Port Ahuriri Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/james-eddy
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tokomaru Bay, East Coast, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G. Eddy (mother), 14 Harding Road, Napier New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Greece AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    34293 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2 POW - Kokkinia Prisoner-of-War Hospital, Kokinia, Greece POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
    Died of wounds while a PoW Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - www.anzacpow.com/__data/page/614/HR_NZEF_Greece.pdf
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
    • 22 September 1941 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Kokinia hospital. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Eddy was the son of Joseph Eddy, and of Grace Eddy, of Port Ahuriri, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 September 1941 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    GreeceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Phaleron War Cemetery, Athens, Greece AWMM 8. B. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Tokomaru Bay War Memorial
    Tokomaru Bay Memorial Gates
    Gisborne's War Memorial Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 5 January 2016 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Gisborne First World War Memorial, The Esplanade, Kaiti, Gisborne AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 137 AWMM
    • Borman, C. (1954). Divisional Signals. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM

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07 December 2022Lorraine Mona GisborneResearcher
05 January 2016Lorraine MGibsorne, NZResearcher

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