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James Bernard Gamble

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Bernard AWMM
  • Surname
    Gamble AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1601 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 October 1892 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 9 January 1916 AWMM c/o John Gamble (brother), Mangatu, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Gamble (brother), Mangatu, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 April 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1601 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 9 January 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Bushman/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      143 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Head wounds: 21 September 1916: admitted to 1 Australian General Hospital, 24 September 1916. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Reading War Hospital, 06 October 1916. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Walton-on-Thames Hospital: 22 December 1916. AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart Attack AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Saw action in the Somme.

    Discharged with war pension.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection contains a soldiers' pay-book belonging to Gamble. [Ref. MS 90/65] AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 December 1964 AWMM
    Age 73 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kaihu Cemetery, New Zealand AWMM 164 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Thinking of you today Grandad.
    Public - Celina - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
  • Thank you for your service Granddad. Mum always spoke so warmly about you. I wish we had met. With deep gratitude and love. Vicky
    Public - Vicky - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
  • In Loving memory of a really great father. Sadly missed and always loved.
    Public - James Bernard - Child - 24 April 2015
  • Prayers and fond memories Uncle Jim. A quiet loving man. Love Joan
    Public - Shirley Joan - Other Relative - 12 April 2015
  • Loving memory of a Dad who was in my life for such a short time, so proud to be your daughter.
    Public - Rose Kathleen - Child - 7 April 2015
  • Love you Grandad
    Public - grandson - 6 April 2015

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      27: 11 AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020Celina Cambridge, NZDirect descendant
25 April 2020VickyAucklandDirect descendant
24 April 2015James BernardCambridge. New Zealand.Child
07 April 2015Rose KathleenTairua NZChild
06 April 2015grandsonnzOther
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