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James McLean

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 27 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 33), Page: 27 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    McLean AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23413 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Donald McLean (brother), North River, Waipu, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23413 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 Bushman/Civilian 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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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • James was the son of Duncan & Rebecca McLEAN (nee Watson), from Waipu. He had six siblings – John (b1857), Murdoch (b1859), Mary (b1861), Catherine (b1864), Donald (b1867) & Alexander (b1873). They were all born in Scotland. They immigrated to NZ, in abt 1856, on the ‘Jessie Osborne’. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Waipu Museum


About death

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  • Death
    22 October 1936 Public Source
  • Date of death
    22 October 1936 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Age at death
    69 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of death
    Ngawha Springs, Kaikohe Public - Sandra - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waipu Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Grave reference
    Main Block 48, No. 423 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Obituary
    MR JAMES CHARLES McLEAN, The death, occurred suddenly at Ngawha Springs, Kaikohe, at noon yesterday, of Mr James Charles McLean, at the age of 69 years. Mr McLean who had been farming at Kirikopuni since the war, was paying a visit to the springs. He was born in Scotland, and, at the age of 10 years, accompanied his parents to New Zealand and settled in Waipu. He received his education in Waipu and in his younger days was occupied in business enterprise and later as a bushman. On the outbreak of the War he joined up with the 13th reinforcements, serving in the Rifle Brigade. He went through both battles of the Somme and was severely wounded in the hand, being invalided home after three years service. After his return he took up his farm at Kirikopuni. Mr McLean did not marry and is survived by two brothers, Messrs Donald McLean and Duncan McLean, both of Waipu. The funeral will be held at the Waipu Cemetery tomorrow afternoon, and a service will be held at the Waipu Presbyterian Church prior to leaving for the cemetery. (NORTHERN ADVOCATE, 23 OCTOBER 1936)
    McLEAN (James Charles) - Suddenly, at Ngawha Springs, Kaikohe, yesterday; aged 69. Funeral will leave Waipu Presbyterian Church, at 1.30 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday) for the Waipu Cemetery. (NORTHERN ADVOCATE, 23 OCTOBER 1936) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 16 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
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