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James Courtney

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Courtney AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    10/2902 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Waka
  • Rohe
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 February 1888 AWMM TimaruCanterbury AWMM
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  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 14 June 1915 AWMM 13 Hall Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 13 Hall Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Elizabeth Amy Courtney (wife), 2 Arnold Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Elizabeth Amy Courtney (wife), 20 Farrar Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
    • Pre 13 June 1918 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
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  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Pneumonia AWMM

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married in 1911 to Elizabeth Amy Cartwright of Ponsonby, James was with the Police force in Newton, Auckland.

    He was promoted on the field and attended officer training at Cambridge University.

    In 1919 he was successful in a ballot for 83 acres Waiari Soldiers Settlement, 3 kilometres up Te Matai Road (Te Puke Times), he was still living there until his death in 1934.

    Foundation member of the Te Puke RSA and elected Vice President AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    22 June 1934 AWMM
    Age 46 AWMM
    Te PukeBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Puke (old) Cemetery, corner Landscape Road & State Highway 33, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM Plot 39 Block 8 AWMM
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