James Hamilton AWMM
Also known as
WWI 32700 AWMM
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
George McDonald (father), The Manse, Pukehiki, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 4.25" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
134 lb AWMM
James McDonald was the son of the Rev. George McDonald and Mrs. Helen Baird McDonald, of The Manse, Pukehiki, Dunedin, New Zealand. Born at Rothesay, Scotland.
Embarked Wellington, 15 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and attached to strength of Reserve Group, Sling Camp.
Reverted to rank of Temporary Lance corporal, 29 January 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 March 1917; joined 1st Bn, Otago Infantry Regiment, in the field, 21 May 1917, and posted to 10th Company.
Killed in action, 17 August 1917.
Parents: the Rev. George McDonald & Mrs Helen Baird McDonald, The Manse, Pukehiki, Dunedin AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
45: 13 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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