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James Thomas Dalley

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Name panel, Messines Ridge (N.Z.) Memorial, Belgium (photo B.G. Knights, 2009) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Dalley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 27238 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 September 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OxfordCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Nicholas Grose Dalley (father), New Zealand Railways, Oxford, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Messines AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 27238 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Bootmaker/Civilian AWMM
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      152 lb AWMM

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Dalley was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Groes Dalley, of 67 Byron St., Sydenham, Christchurch.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141.

    Embarked Wellington, 25 September 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 21 November 1916, and marched into Sling Camp.
    Reverted to Lance Corporal, 21 November 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 9 December 1916; joined 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, in the field, 5 January 1917; relinquished rank of Temporary Lance Corporal, 5 January 1917.
    Killed in action, 7 June 1917.

    Commemorated on Addington Workshops Roll of Honour, Ferrymead, Christchurch. Parents: Mr & Mrs Nicholas Grose Dalley, 67 Byron Street, Sydenham, Christchurch AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
    AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      41: 18 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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