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James Washington Taylor

  • Service number
    45624 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st Btn Erd NZ Rifle Brigade Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Mr Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - UK census returns for 1891, 1901, 1911
  • Forenames
    James Washington AWMM
  • Surname
    Taylor AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    45624 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - UK census returns for 1891, 1901, 1911
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - Oral history

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    • 1890 Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - UK Census return for 1891.
    • 8 August 1890 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Welton-le-Marsh
    Lincolnshire
    England Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - UK Census return for 1891.
  • Birth notes
    Third of four children. Father was William Taylor (Low Farm, Welton-le-Marsh). Mother was Betsy Tayl Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - UK Census returns for 1891, 1901 and 1911.
  • Address before enlistment
    Wellington. Worked on a sheep station. Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - NZ army records
  • Post war occupation
    Discharged from NZ Rifle Brigade and returned to NZ. Lived in Gisborne as a shopkeeper. Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - NZ Death certificate.
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • W. Taylor (father), Wilton-le-Marsh, Burgh, Lincolnshire, England AWMM
    • Mr William Taylor, Low Farm, Welton-le-Marsh, Lincolnshire, England. Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - UK Census return for 1911.
  • Relationship status
    Single at time of enlistment. Married on return to New Zealand. Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - NZ army records and death certificate.

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 1st Btn Erd NZ Rifle Brigade Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    45624 AWMM
  • Military service
    1917-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
    • Left Feilding by the New Plymouth express on 22 Jan 1917 with a batch of new recruits.2 Public - William David - Other relative - 26 September 2015 - 'Feilding Star', Vol XIII, Issue 3148, 23 Jan 1917, p 2
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Worked on his father's farm. Oral tradition says there some trouble in the family and James Washingt Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - Information from oral tradition.
  • Age on enlistment
    26 Public - William David - Other relative - 26 September 2015 - UK Census Returns for 1891, 1901 and 1911.

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
    Rifleman Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    24 February 1957 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Age at death
    65yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Grave reference
    Block 22, Plot 92, Warrant # 8256 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 7 May 2016 - Gisborne Cemetery records
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Sorry I never met you, Great Uncle James. I was just nine when you died in 1957. Thank you for your bravery and contribution to the Great War.
    Public - William David - Other relative - 22 September 2015

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22 September 2015William DavidSouthampton, EnglandOther relative