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BRETT, James Proctor
(Service number 25/1008)

Aliases
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Sergeant

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Mechanic
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs J Brett (aunt), Geraldine
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 3rd Battalion, Advance Party, C Company
Date 8 January 1916
Transport Tahiti or Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 4 October 1917 Age
Place of Death Ypres, Belgium
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference XXIV. G. 20
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Geraldine War Memorial

Biographical Notes

Served as James Proctor. Son of John and Eleanor Brett of Geraldine

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Databse (Oct 2013)

External Links

Related Documents

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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