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Full Name
James O'Connor
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
James
Surname
O'Connor
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/1675
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Edward O'Connor (father), Revell Street, Hokitika, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Hokitika, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
14 February 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
Suez,Egypt (26 March 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll
547
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Egypt to Gallipoli
Date of Death
24 August 1915
Age at Death
33
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
J. 68.
Biographical Notes
James O'Connor was the son of Edward and Bridget O'Connor, of Hokitika, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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