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James G. Plunkett

  • Service number
    2096 Public - Doreen - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Record set British Army Service Records 1760-1915
  • Also known as
    Plunket Public - Doreen - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - newspaper reports
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Private AWMM
  • War

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Doreen - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Record set British Army Service Records 1760-1915
  • Forenames
    • James G. AWMM
    • James Gill Public - Doreen - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Record set British Army Service Records 1760-1915
  • Surname
    • Plunkett AWMM
    • Plunkett Public - Doreen - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Record set British Army Service Records 1760-1915
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Plunket Public - Doreen - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - newspaper reports
  • Service number
    2096 Public - Doreen - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Record set British Army Service Records 1760-1915
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Doreen - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - family research
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
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Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    27 June 1860 AWMM
    Puke-ta-kauere (27 June 1860) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2096 Public - Doreen - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Record set British Army Service Records 1760-1915
  • Military service
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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, New Zealand Wars AWMM
    Severely wounded at Puketakauere 27 June 1860 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Listed as wounded in the return of Killed, Wounded, and Missing of the Troops serving at the Campa Waitara, 27 June 1860 AWMM
    • James Gill Plunkett was born in Belfast Ireland in 1828 a son of James Plunkett and Elizabeth Gill. He married Mary Ann Swan in 1851 in Cork while he was in the Army Barracks. They were in St Pancras England when their son James was born that same year.He died in 1852. 1853 found them at the Sandhurst Barracks in Bendigo Victoria Australia, where daughter Jane was b 1853 & D 1854.This was followed by the b&d of twins in 1855 followed closely by the death of Jane of perpetual fever.After going AWOL in Melbourne, James Gill Plunkett arrived in NZ to fight in the land wars. Public - Doreen - Other Relative - 24 January 2015 - Private research.
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Death

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  • Cemetery name
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    War Office. (1865). 0270 II. Selections from Despatches and Letters Relative to the Conduct of Military Operations in New Zealand 1865. [Microfilm] AWMM

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24 January 2015DoreenHawkes Bay NZOther Relative