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Date of birth
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Next of kin on embarkation
Michael Doyle (father), Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
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- James Doyle was the brother of Mr. M. Doyle, of South Loburn, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM
- James was born in 1878 to Michael and Bridget Doyle (nee Fitzsimons) at Loburn, North Canterbury. He was one of ten children, his siblings being Annie Lindon (nee Doyle), Michael Doyle, Lucy Fitzell (nee Doyle), John Doyle, Laurence Doyle, Mary Theresa Duffy (nee Doyle), Christopher Doyle, William Doyle and Charles Doyle. James was domiciled in Masterton when he enlisted and shipped out on 18 February 1917. Public - Maria - Other relative - 11 January 2016 - "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-27195-13643-32?cc=1865481 : accessed 10 January 2016), Masterton Court > Probate records 1918 P12/1918-P46/1918 > image 234 of 579; Archives New Zealand, Auckland Regional Office
Date of death
Age at death
39 Public - Maria - Other relative - 11 January 2016 - New Zealand BDM archives.
Place of death
A Court of Enquiry determined that James was missing in action presumed killed in France on 12 Octob Public - Maria - Other relative - 11 January 2016 - "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-27195-13643-32?cc=1865481 : accessed 10 January 2016), Masterton Court > Probate records 1918 P12/1918-P46/1918 > image 234 of 579; Archives New Zealand, Auckland Regional Office
Cause of death
Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
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James Doyle was my grandmother Lucy Fitzells brother.He also fought in the Boer War His brother Lawrence Irvine Doyle serial no 15506 also fought in the Great War.
Public - Brian Richard - Direct descendant - 9 November 2018
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
55: 32 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
- Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
|09 November 2018||Brian Richard||Near Picton New Zealand||Direct descendant||
|11 January 2016||Maria ||Auckland, NZ||Other relative||
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