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James Neville Davies-Colley

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 178 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 178 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Neville AWMM
  • Surname
    Davies-Colley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Davis-Colley AWMM
  • Service number
    • 2/1849 AWMM
    • 1/20/57 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    2 April 1888 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Rakauroa, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.H. Davies-Colley (mother), Levenshulme, Manchester, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 2/1849 AWMM
    • 1/20/57 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert James Davies-Colley and Anna Davies-Colley, of Levenshulme, Manchester, England; husband of Alix Eudora Daphne Davies-Colley, of Kamo, Whangarei

    Served in both WW1 and WW2

    Name mis-spelled on the AWMM Hall of Memories and in the Roll of Honour (MS 93/139.) and on the Whangarei Cemetery record as as Davis-Colley AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    13 April 1942 AWMM
    Age 54 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Maunu Cemetery, Cemetery Road off State Highway 14, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand AWMM RSA Plot Block Ten Plot 5 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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