AMBLER, James Thomas
(Service number 52549)

First Rank Trooper Last Rank


Date 17 December 1893 Place of Birth Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Daniel R. AMBLER (father), Geraldine
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 28th Reinforcements Mounted Rifles
Date 7 June 1917
Transport Westralia
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
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Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 19 May 1980 Age 86 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ashburton Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Thomas AMBLER was the son of Daniel Ritchie AMBLER. On 8 December 1920 at Orari he married Mary Isabella ASHBY (known as May). She predeceased him by some 23 years.


Cenotaph Database [01 January 2015]

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