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Full Name
James Joseph McMenamin
Rank Last Held
Chaplain Class III (Major)
Forename(s)
James Joseph
Surname
McMenamin
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/1215
Gender
Male
Religion
Roman Catholic
First Known Rank
  • Chaplain Class IV (Captain)
  • Chaplain Class IV (Captain)
Next of Kin
  • Mrs Elizabeth McMenamin (mother), Main Road, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Mrs Elizabeth McMenamin (mother), Main Road, Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status
  • Single
  • Single
Enlistment Address
  • The Presbytery, New Zealand
  • The Presbytery, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
  • Main Body
  • New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
  • New Zealand Chaplains' Department, Canterbury Infantry Battalion
  • 11th Reinforcements, New Zealand Chaplains' Department
Embarkation Date
  • 16 October 1914
  • 1 April 1916
Place of Embarkation
  • Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
  • Tahiti or Athenic
  • Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination
  • Suez, Egypt
  • Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
  • Vol1
  • 28
Page on Nominal Roll
  • 469
  • 28
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Chaplains' Department
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
9 June 1917
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action while burying the dead after battle
Cemetery Name
Nieppe Communal Cemetery, France
Grave Reference
Cures' vault under Crucifix
Archives NZ source
Further References
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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