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James Johnson Falconer

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Johnson AWMM
  • Surname
    Falconer AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 20131 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 August 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra ChristchurchCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Louisa B. Falconer (mother), Young Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 20131 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Bushman/Civilian AWMM
  • 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' 7.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      164 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas and Louisa Falconer, of 174, Young St., New Plymouth

    Embarked Dunedin, 20 August 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 24 October 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 15 November 1916; marched in to Base Depot, Etaples, 16 November 1916;
    Joined 1st Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, in the field, 18 November 1916.
    Found guilty, 15 May 1917, of being absent from billet after 10 pm: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
    Killed in action, 8 June 1917.

    Parents: Thomas and Louisa Falconer, 174 Young Street, New Plymouth AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    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
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

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