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James Craig

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Craig AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12674 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 August 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WaipuNorthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    A. Craig (father), Risk Road, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12674 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 Telegraph Operator 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' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      162 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • War service: Egypt, Western Front
    Disembarked Suez, 22 June 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria, 26 July 1916; disembarked Southampton, England, 7 August 1916, and marched in to NZ Reserve Group, Sling Camp.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 22 May 1917; reverted to the ranks, 16 June 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 27 June 1917; attached to Royal Engineers Signals Depot, 30 June 1917.
    Attached to NZ Reinforcements Camp, in the field, 18 October 1917.
    Attached to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 19 October 1917.
    Detached to NZ Divisional Reinforcements Camp, in the field, 23 October 1917.
    Attached to NZ Wing, 2nd Anzac Reinforcements Camp, in the field, 24 October 1917.
    Admitted to No 4 NZ Field Ambulance, 22 January 1918 (diarrhoea: severe); transferred same day to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance; to No 50 Field Ambulance, 23 January 1918; to 53rd Casualty Clearing Station, 28 January 1918; to Ambulance Train No 12, 29 January 1918, and admitted same day to No 14 Stationary Hospital, 29 January 1918 (suspected dysentery); to England, 17 February 1918, and admitted to No 4 London General Hospital. Transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 12 April 1918; discharged on leave, 23 April 1918, to report to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 8 May 1918. Admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, 13 May 1918; discharged to Convalescent Depot, 21 May 1918; admitted to No 3 NZ General Hospital, 3 June 1918.
    Classified 'Unfit' by Medical Board, and placed on NZ Roll, 24 July 1918.
    Married Ivy Meliam Spicer, at Hitchin, 21 October 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth on board 'Briton', 24 December 1918; discharged (no longer physically fit for War Service on account of illness contracted on Active service: pyelitis), 29 April 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 109 days (of which 2 years 270 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
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  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

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