(Service number 27405)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Phillip WAREING (father), Temuka
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 17th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 25 September 1916
Transport Devon
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 24 August 1965 Age 69 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Old Papatoetoe Cemetery, Auckland
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Wareing was the son of Philip and Sarah Clara (née Green) Wareing, of Temuka. He was a cousin of Cecil and George Wareing who also served in World War One. Two brothers, Harold Philip and Louis Joseph, were called up. .


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 March 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [06 March 2017]; Old Papatoetoe Cemetery, Auckland, headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [06 March 2017]

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