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James Busby

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  • Service number
    WWI 11/212 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • WWI: Wellington Mounted Rifles, Machine Gun Section Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Lieutenant Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Busby AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/212 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Anglican Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 April 1889 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    16 April 1889 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record
  • Place of birth
    Marlborough, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record
  • Birth notes
    Son of John Dow & Isabella Selina BUSBY Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waipiro Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • W. Busby, Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
    • Uncle: William Busby of Tokomaru Bay;
      Mother: Mrs George Newlands of Brunnterton, Greymouth Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Southland Times , Issue 17525, 13 September 1915, Page 5
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Egyptian, Balkin - Gallipoli & Madros; & Egyptian E F Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • WWI: Wellington Mounted Rifles, Machine Gun Section Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 11/212 AWMM
  • Military service
    1914-1919; Post 1919 - NZ Territorials Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War & Victory Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    5yrs College Cadet; 2yrs Gisborne Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military Records
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Shepherd at Waipiro Bay for A B Williams Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    25Yrs 3mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Military Records

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Nov 1917 - Trooper James Busby, of Tokomaru Bay, machine gun section, 9 Wellington Mounted Regiment, N.Z. Expeditionary Force, has been wounded, and is now in No. 24 stationary hospital, Ranpare. He left New Zealand with the Main Force Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLIV, Issue 14454, 14 November 1917, Page 5

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 June 1975 Public Source
  • Date of death
    20 June 1975 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    86yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Tokomaru Bay Cemetery Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block TKD/A; Plot 56; Warrant # 280 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 13 January 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
23 February 2015Paul HoaniBerlin, GermanyOther Relative

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