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James Osbon Ambrose

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Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Osbon AWMM
  • Surname
    Ambrose AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • James Osborn AWMM
    • James Osborne AWMM
  • Service number
    3/3425 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 March 1894 Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 31 Holston Street, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs O. Crawford (sister), 31 Holston Street, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    3/3425 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Barman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from influenza AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of John Wilkinson Ambrose and Jemima Ann Ambrose, of 60, Sandringham Rd., West Hartlepool, England.

      Listed at Archives New Zealand as James Osborn Ambrose and by CWGC as James Osbon Ambrose. Both spellings appear in his Military Personnel file, his attestation document reads 'Osbon'. His death record in BDM online is spelled 'Osborn'. AWMM
    • Correct spelling of second name is 'Osbon" Public - Sally Ann - Other Relative - 6 May 2015 - Family oral history. Mother-in-law is niece of said Jim Osbon Ambrose and her name is Norah Osbon Morch nee Stanford.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    FeatherstonWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM B. 11. AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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01 May 2016SallyGreytown, NZOther relative
06 May 2015Sally Ann Greytown, New ZealandOther Relative