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James Arthur Wolstenholme

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 796 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 796 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Wolstenholme AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/958 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 October 1887 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra YorkPennsylvania Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Walter Wolstenholme (father), Beeston Hall, Ripponden, Halifax, Yorkshire, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/958 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 WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      150 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 10 October 1915; disembarked Suez, 15 November 1915.
    Embarked for Marsa Matruh, 20 December 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 18 February 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 6 April 1916.
    Attached to School of Instruction, Estaires, 3 May 1916.
    Attached to NZ Division Traffic Control, 3 May 1916.
    Attached to Detention Guard and Traffic Control, 31 May 1917.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 13 August 1917; Temporary Corporal, 1 November 1917.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 25 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 9 February 1918.
    Wounded in action, and admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 3 September 1918 (gas shell), and transferred to 29th Casualty Clearing Station; to 40th Stationary Hospital, 5 September 1918; to No 4 Convalescent Depot, Havre, 14 September 1918; to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 24 September 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board SS 'Oxfordshire', 19 December 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service), 25 March 1919.
    War service: 3 years 299 days (of which 3 years 117 days were abroad) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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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: 796 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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