Māori › James Robert Bodley Died 26 January 1954 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 12/1154 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Major/Military AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Re … View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames Robert AWMM SurnameBodley AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 12/1154 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentMorrinsville, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationJ. Bodley, Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 12/1154 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Farmer/Civilian AWMM AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 14 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMMHMNZT 13 or HMNZT 14 or HMNZT 15 AWMM Vessel was Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter AWMM Lieutenant/Military AWMM Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM 2nd Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes24 June 1915 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM Wounded, bronchitis and dysentery AWMM 7 October 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM Wounded second occasion AWMM 16 February 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM wounded, slight, third occasion AWMM 11 May 1917 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM Admitted to hospital France, neurasthenia AWMM 28 September 1918 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM 28 September 1918 AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Major/Military AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Theatres of Operation:Egyptian 1915-16Egyptian E.F. 1916Balkan Gallipoli 1915Western European 1916-17 AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death26 January 1954 AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of death Death notes CemeteryAuckland Council. West (Waikumete) burial and cremation records search AWMM Soldiers Burial, G Row 5, Plot 29 AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference ObituaryAuckland Star, Volume LXXII, Issue 260, 3 November 1942, Page 4OBITUARY:The death has occurred of Major James Robert Bodley, of Mount Albert, a veteran of the Great War. He left New Zealand as a second lieutenant in the Main Body, and rose to the rank of major before the close of the war. For a time he was second in command of the Reserve Battalion at Sling. Major Bodlev took up farming at Katikati. Otoroanga and Oratia after the war. He became secretary of the Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment League, and afterwards served in the claims office of the Auckland Provincial Patriotic and War Relief Association. For five years he was secretary of the Western Suburbs branch of the Returned Servicemen's Association. Recently he was a battalion commander in the Home Guard. He is survived by his wife, two sons and two daughters. Both sons are serving overseas. AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember James Robert Bodley by laying a poppy. Horace James Bodley Ivan Bernard Bodley James Robert Bodley Jeffrey Michael Bodley John Arthur Bodley Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Robert Bodley Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22277109 Further Reference Auckland Council. West (Waikumete) burial and cremation records search http://www.waitakere.govt.nz/cnlser/cm/cemeterysearch/default.aspx Sources Used DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM Page No: 63 AWMM Auckland Star AWMM Volume LXXII, Issue 260, 3 November 1942, Page 4 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 13 January 2016Online CenotaphAuckland, New ZealandResearcher The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.