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James Arthur Shand

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3/4 portrait of 3 men including Captain James Arthur Shand, Reg No 12/4304, of the Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company, 11th Reinforcements, and a corporal with the 6th (Hauraki) Regiment, Auckland Infantry Regiment, and a private with the New Zealand Railway Corps. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-S1024. No known copyright.

3/4 portrait of 3 men including Captain James Arthur Shand, Reg No 12/4304, of the Auckland Infantry …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Shand AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/4304 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1869 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Dunedin, New Zealand Public - Amelia Diana Valerie - Direct descendant - 28 January 2024 - Family oral history
  • Post war occupation
    Editor of "Thames Star" newspaper
    Theatre Critic of "Evening Post" newspaper Public - Amelia Diana Valerie - Direct descendant - 28 January 2024 - Family oral history
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs J.A. Shand (wife), 3 Mackay Street, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Margaret Hood Shand (nee Leith), wife, 3 MacKay Street, Thames, New Zealand Public - Amelia Diana Valerie - Direct descendant - 28 January 2024 - Family oral history
  • Relationship status
    Married Public - Amelia Diana Valerie - Direct descendant - 28 January 2024 - Family oral history

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/4304 AWMM
  • Military service
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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War correspondent during the South African War.

    Later editor of the “Thames Star” and the “New Zealand Times”. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    Oct 1933 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
    63 - 64 Public - Amelia Diana Valerie - Direct descendant - 28 January 2024 - Family oral history
  • Place of death
    Lower Hutt, New Zealand Public - Amelia Diana Valerie - Direct descendant - 28 January 2024 - Family oral history
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      28: 4 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • St Clair Inglis, A. (c1902). Souvenir Album of the first New Zealand Contingent South African War. Auckland, N.Z.: Arthur Cleave & Co. AWMM
    • The Tahitian : official souvenir of H.M.N.Z. Troopship no. 50. (1916). On board ship: Printed by Arthur Treadwell, "G" Coy, on board H.M.N.Z. Transport no. 50. AWMM

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28 January 2024Amelia Diana ValerieDunedin, New ZealandDirect descendant

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