SMITH, James
(Service number 36495)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Private


Date 21 August 1889 Place of Birth Ireland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o W. J. Clark, Levels, Canterbury
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. YOUNG (sister), Cloughan, Drumsurn, Londonderry, Ireland
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements, G Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 10 June 1968 Age 79 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 126, Plot 3
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Smith, 36495, who was born in 1889 in Ireland, awas working at Levels, South Canterbury, when he enlisted. Ge also served in World War Two.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [30 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [02 January 2017]

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