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James McGarry

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 15 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    McGarry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/2050 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 September 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra RossTasmania Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs McGarry (mother), 11 Alfred Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/2050 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 Labourer/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' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      132 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington, 26 July 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 3 October 1916, and marched in to Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 20 October 1916; marched in to NZ Base Depot, Etaples, 20 October 1916.

    Wounded in action, 23 December 1916 (bomb wound, right foot), and admitted to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to 22nd General Hospital, Camiers, 26 December 1916; to England, 1 January 1917, and admitted to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst.
    Transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 30 January 1917.
    Detailed 'On Command' at NZ Convalescent Hospital, 24 April 1917; appointed Temporary Lance Corporal while employed at Hornchurch. 11 August 1917.
    Relinquished temporary appointment, and detached to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 2 February 1918.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 15 May 1918; transferred to A Company, 3rd Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, in the field, 13 August 1918.
    Detached to United Kingdom from Germany, 11 February 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Prinzessin', 16 May 1919; discharged, 28 July 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 255 days (of which 2 years 340 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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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
      37: 15 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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