KARTON, James Angus
(Service number 70943)

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Date 25 July 1893 Place of Birth Melbourne, Australia

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 17 Buchanan Street, Timaru
Occupation Salesman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Magdalene KARTON (mother), 17 Buchanan Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
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 37th Reinforcements, Specialists Company
Date 16 May 1918
Transport Ionic
Embarked From Destination London, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit 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 8 August 1947 Age 54 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Cremated Waimkumete, Auckland
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Angus Karton was the son of Francis (Frank) Thomas and Magadalene (Maggie, née Angus)) Karton, and a brother of Cyril Norman Karton, George Francis Karton and Thomas Karton who all served in World War One.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 November 2016[

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