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James William Dick Fiddes

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James William Dick AWMM
  • Surname
    Fiddes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/783 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 November 1884 AWMM KurowOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 August 1914 AWMM Duntroon, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Margaret Fiddes (mother), Duntroon, Oamaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/783 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 24 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    OtagoNew Zealand 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 7.5 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      136 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      fair AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Critically wounded with gsw to abdomen, left arms and chest AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Fiddes was the second son of Thomas and Margaret Fiddes, of Kurow, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    AlexandriaLower Egypt AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM A. 107. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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