James Alexander AWMM
Also known as
WWI 12/200 AWMM
2 April 1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Waitara
, Taranaki Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM Care of A. J. Percy, Te Oreore, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
A. Graham (father), Onaero, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 10" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
168 lb AWMM
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 12 April 1915; disembarked Gallipoli, 5 May 1915.
Wounded in action, 8 May 1915 (gun shot wound, right shoulder); transferred by HS 'Guildford Castle' to Port Said Hospital, 18 May 1915; transferred to A&NZ Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 27 July 1915; discharged as fit for active service, 9 August 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to rejoin unit at Gallipoli, 22 August 1915; rejoined unit, 28 August 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Gallipoli, 29 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 6 April 1916.
Appointed Temporary Corporal, in the field, 6 January 1917; Corporal, 1 April 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 31 August 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 13 September 1917.
Detached to School of Instruction, 30 September 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 11 October 1917.
Detached to Brigade School, 5 January 1918; rejoined unit, 25 February 1918.
Awarded Meritorious Service Medal.
On leave to Paris, 22 June 1918; promoted Sergeant, 28 July 1918. Detached to Divisional Pack Transport Company, 4 august 1918; rejoined 1st Bn, Auckland Infantry Regiment, in the field, 9 August 1918.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board HT 'Ayrshire', 6 November 1918; discharged, 23 January 1919.
Total war service: 4 years 162 days (of which 4 years 70 days were abroad).
Medals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 275 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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