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James Richard Nottage Attwood

Portrait, James wearing the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal and Croix de Guerre (photo kindly provided by family). - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, James wearing the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal and Croix de Guerre (photo kindly provided b …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Richard Nottage AWMM
  • Surname
    Attwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI C/1082 AWMM
    • WWI MB1915 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 February 1888 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Sarah Attwood (mother), Schoolhouse, Rangiahua, Hokianga, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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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


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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Promoted Chief Motor Mechanic 1 November 1917

    Husband of Maud nee Narracott (d. 29 May 1984)

    Volunteered for naval war service in WW2 and served with the Home Guard

    Listed on embarkation roll as J.

    Attestation papers are held at Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton

    Palmer recruit. Served at Ostend 22-23 April 1918 with MLs - awarded the Croix de Guerre also awarded the CGM for his work in the Motor Boats - served with Batey & Fox - medals in Museum's collection reported as serving in RNVR in September 1918 AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    22 July 1957 AWMM
    Age 70 AWMM
    ParemoremoAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Albany Village Cemetery, Old Albany Highway, Albany, New Zealand AWMM Albany Cemetery Row N Plot 4 AWMM
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    Public - Lesley - Researcher - 5 April 2017



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