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James Douglas Gordon-Glassford

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Gordon-Glassford AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/445 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 May 1894 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra New PlymouthTaranaki Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Gordon-Glassford (father), Levin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/445 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Fireman/Military AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
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  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      154 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
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  • Cemetery
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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