James Douglas AWMM
Also known as
WWI 26/445 AWMM
Date of birth
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Address before enlistment
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
J. Gordon-Glassford (father), Levin, New Zealand AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
6' 0" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
154 lb AWMM
James Gordon-Glassford was the son of James and Mary Lucilla Gordon-Glassford, of "Tawhera," Levin, Wellington, New Zealand.
Disembarked Suez, 15 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 7 April 1916.
Wounded in action, 24 September 1916 (gun shot wound, foot), and admitted to XV Corps Dressing Station; rejoined unit, in the field, 26 September 1916..
Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 16 October 1916 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to No 2 Canadian General Hospital, 24 October 1916 (influenza); discharged to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 27 October 1916; to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 3 November 1916; rejoined unit, in the field, 28 December 1916.
Admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance, 28 December 1916 (Scabies); transferred to Northumbrian Casualty Clearing Station, 29 December 1916; rejoined unit, in the field, 3 January 1917.
Attached to NZ Wing, 2nd Army Reinforcements Camp, 4 June 1917; rejoined unit, 12 June 1917.
Detached to No 2 company, NZ Engineers, 23 July 1917; rejoined unit, 6 August 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 6 August 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 17 August 1917.
Killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Parents: James and Mary Lucilla Gordon-Glassford, 'Tawhera', Levin, Wellington AWMM
Date of death
Age at death
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Cause of death
Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
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- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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