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James Garvin

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Portrait, from newspaper, provided by Peter Millward - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, from newspaper, provided by Peter Millward - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Garvin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Thomas James Jeremiah AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1821 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 May 1894 AWMM KumaraWestland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kawhia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Garvin (mother), 115 Bridge Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1821 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Thomas Garvin was the son of Ellen Garvin, of Nelson, New Zealand, and the late John Garvin. Born at Kumara. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM II. E. 22. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Remembered on Cenotaph at Anzac Park, Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 5 May 2018 - on site
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 256 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 May 2018PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
11 December 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher

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