KYNE, James Joseph
(Service number 2/834; 2/834A)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank


Date 21 February 1890 Place of Birth Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Alexandra Depot, Wellington
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Patrick KYNE (father), Temuka, South Canterbury
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Field Artillery
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Arawa or Limerick
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 1 May 1958 Age 68 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerston North
Memorial Reference Block 6, Plot 110
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Joseph Kyne was the second son of Patrick and Norah (née Folen) Kyne, and a brother of Patrick Edward Kyne who also served in World War One. Another brother, Thomas Stephen Kyne, was called up in 1917, by which time he was a police constable stationed in Auckland. James married Josephine Bridget Cullen in 1925. Sometime after her death in 1943 he married Louisa Catherine.


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [25 February 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [25 February 2017]; Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerson North, headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZG cemetery records) [25 February 2017]; Kelvin Grove Cemetery, Palmerson North, burial record (Palmerston North City Council) [25 February 2017]

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