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John James Raynes

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    John James AWMM
  • Surname
    Raynes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 63 AWMM
    • 13/2277 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1874 AWMM RukuhiaWaikato AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Rukuhia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr W. F. Raynes, Tamahere, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs G.B. Raynes (wife), Rukuhia, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
    Raynes contracted enteric fever after being present at Koornspruit, and was placed in Bloemfontein Hospital. AWMM

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  • Raynes was present at Kimberley Camp in February 1900.

    Raynes entered a convalescent camp in July 1900 and was invalided to England via St Helena, aboard S.S. 'Canada'. (Stowers, p.175)

    From England he returned to South Africa, arriving in Cape Town in December 1900, returning to New Zealand one month later.

    Raynes became a Sergeant in the Waikato Mounted Rifles and was promoted to Captain in 1901. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    24 October 1952 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    St Stephens Church Cemetery, Tamahere, New Zealand AWMM Ashes interred Row 5 AWMM
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