TRUMPER, James Charles
(Service number 68568)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||16 March 1883||Place of Birth||Pleasant Valley|
|Date||17 September 1917||Age|
|Address at Enlistment||Fairlie|
|Occupation||Farm labourer for F O'Brien, Fairlie|
|Previous Military Experience||Boer War, 1902|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Elizaberh Trumper (mother), Ohape, Temuka|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
16 October 1917: Medical report records James suffering Rheumatism
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Son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Lizzie) Trumper (nee Benbow).
James began service from 17 Septmeber 1917. Upon medical examination it was noted he complained of pain in his calves while walking, but was the notes continue to say "...there are no objective signs. This mans musculature is well developed" and was passed as "Class A". Three moths later a medical board held at Trentham, dated 18 Decmeber 1917, reports he suffered from Myalgia and the board recommended his nischarge. The following day he was posted to "Leave without pay", presumably for the remainder of the war.
Archives New Zealand military personnel file R22013810 (18 June 2015); SCRoll web submission by W Griffin, 4 December 2015
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Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum)
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