EDMISTON, James Dykes
(Service number 7/1611)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank||Trooper|
|Date||25 June 1884||Place of Birth||Mosgiel, Otago|
|Date||26 August 1915||Age||31|
|Address at Enlistment||Lansdown, Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Robert Edmiston (father), Waimate|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||7th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
|Date||9 October 1915|
|Transport||Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
|Service Medals||1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||27 July 1936||Age||52|
|Place of Death||Ellesmere|
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|New Zealand Memorials|
Son of Robert and Agnes Edmiston nee Dykes.
Sent to France April 1916, wounded with knee injury in October 1916, classified unfit and sent home on 21 July 1917.
Married Catherine Avers in 1924.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); NZ Births, Deaths, and Marirages at https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/Home/; Archives New Zealand
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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG; Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG
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