(Service number 82342)

Aliases Jim
First Rank Last Rank


Date 9 July 1883 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o Craigs Stables, Waitiri, Otago Central
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs D. PALMER (mother), 78 Church Street West, Timaru
Religion Church of England
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Kirkman was born on 9 July 1883 at Waimate, the son of Thomas and Mary Jane (née Derrick) Kirkman. His father died in1911, leaving a widow and a family of eleven. His mother married William Palmer in 1915. James got into some strife and used an alias - Jim Turner.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [22 October 2018]

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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG

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