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James Francis Alexander Adamson

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 67), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 67), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Francis Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Adamson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 51631 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 October 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra WestportBuller District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs R. Adamson (mother), 86 Russell Street, Westport, 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 51631 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/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' 8.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      147 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked, 12 June 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 16 August 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 8 October 1917; taken on strength, 1st Bn, Auckland Regiment, 19 November 1917.
    Admitted to 15th Casualty Clearing Station,19 November 1917; rejoined unit, 30 November 1917 (no further details recorded).
    Detached to Australian Tunnellers, 11 December 1917; rejoined unit from detachment, 19 January 1918.
    Admitted to 2/3 West Lancashire Field Ambulance, 2 July 1918; transferred to 29th Casualty Clearing Station, 3 July 1918; to Ambulance Train, and admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 5 July 1918 (influenza); transferred to 1st Australian General Hospital (date not recorded); discharged to New Zealand General Base Depot, 11 August 1918.
    Transferred to 1st Entrenching Bn, 15 August 1918; to 2nd Bn, Auckland Regiment, 27 August 1918.
    Wounded in action, 30 September 1918 (gun shot wound, back), and admitted to 16th General Hospital, 3 October 1918; transferred to 3rd Convalescent Depot, Le Treport, 8 November 1918; to New Zealand General Base Depot, Etaples, 14 November 1918; rejoined unit, 21 November 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 25 November 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 21 December 1918.

    Marched in to 'B' Group, Codford, England, 17 March 1919.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from Liverpool on board SS 'Somerset', 2 July 1919; discharged, 17 September 1919.
    Total service: 2 years 232 days (of which 2 years 70 days were abroad)

    Parents: Robert (b. Scotland) and Catherine Adamson 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

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      67: 4 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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