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James Richards Paterson

  • Service number
    WWI 17438 AWMM
  • Also known as
    James Richard Paterson AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 40), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 40), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Richards AWMM
  • Surname
    Paterson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    James Richard Paterson AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 17438 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    15 June 1895 Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 30 May 2016 - That was his birthday
  • Place of birth
    Beaconsfield timaru Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 30 May 2016 - That's what he told us
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
    Farmer Public - Catherine - Direct descendant - 30 May 2016 - Farmed at Cannington Cave South Canterbury from 1920
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Paterson (father), Otaio, Timaru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 17438 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
  • 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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  • Manuka then transfer to Morea at Sydney for Suez.

    His name is listed as James Richard Paterson on the Nominal Roll, Archway and throughout his Personnel File.

    His birth record in Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online lists his name as James Richards Patterson, family inform us that this is the correct spelling. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 June 1985 Public Source
    WaimateWaimate AWMM
  • 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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Contributors

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
30 May 2016CatherineTimaru new zealandDirect descendant
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