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Walter George James

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 363 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 363 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter George AWMM
  • Surname
    James AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2340 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 12 February 1915 AWMM Dargaville, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Louisa Twynam Johnson (mother), Tangiteroria, Dargaville, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Widowed AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2340 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
    WW1 12 February 1915 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Seaman AWMM
    DargavilleNorthland 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.25 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
      tattoos man with a snake on right forearm; 2 clasped hands over herat on right forearm AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Lameness to knee, synovitis right knee; dislocated internal cartilage AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Treated Lemnos 14 days; Manchester 5 months and Walton 3.5 months AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to NZ on the Arawa 14 April 1916 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Ellen James

    Worked for the Kaipara Steamship Company before the war

    Injuries occurred as he was digging trenches; a sniper caught the pick with a bullet and twisted it out of his hand. he was forcibly twisted around, wrenching his knee. Treated lemnos 14 days; Mancehester 5 months and Walton 3.5 months AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 October 1962 AWMM
    HastingsHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hastings Cemetery, Orchard Road, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM Block 2 p. 1491 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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