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James Anderson

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Anderson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/580 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 January 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WestportBuller District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Derry's Hotel, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Laura Anderson, Orawaiti, Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/580 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      144 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Laura and Samuel Anderson, Orawaiti Rd, Westport, West Coast.

    Wounded in action early in the campaign, then returned to the front.

    Killed in action 7 August 1915 during August Offensive.

    Wounded, 2-3 May 1915.
    Admitted to 11th Casualty Clearing Station, 9 May 1915 (sprained back); transferred to Hospital Ship, 11 May 1915; rejoined unit, 16 May 1915.
    Wounded in action (second occasion), 16 May 1915.
    Now, 2 November 1915, reported 'Killed in action, 7 August 1915'.

    Parents: Mr & Mrs Samuel Anderson, Orawaite Road, Westport AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 August 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey 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
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

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