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James Joseph Eriksen

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 217 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 217 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Eriksen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Ericksen AWMM
    • James Joseph AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/128 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 April 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra GreymouthWest Coast Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Alexander Street, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Ericksen (mother), Alexander Street, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/128 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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

Embarkations

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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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 2.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      133 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mary Eriksen, of 43, Alexander St., Greymouth.



    Private Eriksen's entry in the Nominal Rolls is under Ericksen

    Disembarked Suez, 15 November 1915.
    Embarked for Marsa Matruh, 20 December 1915.
    Admitted to Notts and Derby Mounted Field Ambulance, 16 January 1916 (severe cold); discharged to duty, 22 January 1916.
    Disembarked Alexandria, 17 February 1916.
    Transferred to 2nd Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 23 March 1916.
    Embarked for France, 7 April 1916.
    Reported missing in action, 21 September 1916; Court of Enquiry, 31 March 1916, confirmed fate as killed in action, 21 September 1916. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 September 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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Sources

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