WASHINGTON, James Robert
(Service number 88199)

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Date 21 August 1886 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date 11 June 1918 Age
Address at Enlistment Temuka, Canterbury
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. Two children
Next of Kin Mrs E. WASHINGTON (wife), Pound House, Temuka
Religion Presbyterian
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Post-war Occupations


Date *December 1957 Age 72 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 173, Plot 273
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Robert Washington was the eldest son of Thomas and Sarah Jane (née Douglas) Washington. He married Ellen Blythe on 18 March 1914, Temuka.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [18 June 2017]; Timaru Cemetery burial record (Timaru District Council) [19 June 2017]

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