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James Worth

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 24), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Worth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/426 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 June 1882 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra EnglandUnited Kingdom Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.J. Worth (wife), Waihi Station, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/426 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 Gardener/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      142 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Disembarked Suez, 15 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 27 May 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France (date not recorded); marched in to Base Depot, Etaples, 9 June 1916.
    Embarked for England, 13 June 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp; posted to D Company, 16 June 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 20 October 1916; joined 1st Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, in the field, 4 November 1916, anmd posted to D Company.
    Transferred to 4th Bn, and posted to C Company, 8 December 1916.
    Wounded in action, 12 March 1917 (slight); remained at duty.
    Wounded, 13 May 1917 (self-inflicted in the left foot through negligently handling a revolver), and admitted to 3rd NZ Field Ambulance; transfererd to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 17 May 1917; transferred to 2nd Army Special Hospital, 21 May 1917.
    Found guilty by Field General Court Martial, 28 May 1917, of when on Active Service wounding himself in the left foot through negligently handling a revolver: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2.
    Rejoined unit, in the field, 29 July 1917.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 26 September 1917.
    Admitted to VD Section, No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, while on leave, 9 October 1917 (gonorrhoea); discharged to VD Convalescent Section, 6 February 1918; rejoined Bn, 30 April 1918.
    Found guilty, 25 April 1918, of (1) being absent without leave from 2 pm, 4 April, to 24 April 1918; (2) being in possession of an altered pass: forfeited 19 days' pay under Royal Warrant, and 19 days' pay gross.
    Found guilty, 26 February 1919, of being absent without leave: forfeited 4 days' pay and 4 days' pay under Royal Warrant.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board HT 'Northumberland', 28 March 1919; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 7 June 1919.
    War service: 3 years 239 days (of which 3 years 95 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 25 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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