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James Herbert Cormack

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 11 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Cormack AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15139 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
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Cormack (father), Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15139 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 Telegraphist/Civilian 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Nine soldiers from the Canterbury Regiment,2nd Battalion, and three from the North Island are buried near Le Mesnil and Pont-a-Pierres Farms on October 24 1918. They died barely two weeks before Armistice day in 1918. AWMM
    • In 1997 the Senator-Mayor of Beaudignies, Michel Delannoy had requested Mr Lloyd Upton the then Consul Honoraire de France in Christchurch NZ to locate the families of these soldiers. Families of 8 of the 12 soldiers were located. The families were invited to a ceremony at the RSA Headquarters, 74 Armagh St, Christchurch on 1 Nov 1997. The town of Beaudignies honoured each of these families with a medal presented by Mr Lloyd Upton. Public - Keryn - Other relative - 30 October 2018 - Family papers, photos
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 October 1918 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beaudignies Communal Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM B. 2. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Honouring the memory of Uncle Bert who gave his life 100 years ago today in France
    Public - Keryn - Other relative - 31 October 2018
  • In memory of your sister Mona, my grandmother who spoke of you often
    Public - Julie - Other Relative - 19 April 2015

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
30 October 2018Kerynnew ZealandOther relative
07 February 2018ResearcherNew ZealandResearcher
19 April 2015Julie AustraliaOther Relative
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