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John James Raynes

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John James AWMM
  • Surname
    Raynes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 63 AWMM
    • 13/2277 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

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
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
    Raynes contracted enteric fever after being present at Koornspruit, and was placed in Bloemfontein Hospital. AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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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

Death

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  • Death
    24 October 1952 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Stephens Church Cemetery, Tamahere, New Zealand AWMM Ashes interred Row 5 AWMM
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Stowers, R. (1992). Kiwi versus Boer : the First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
    • St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 605 AWMM
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