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Full Name
James Goggin
Rank Last Held
Corporal
Forename(s)
James
Surname
Goggin
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
23/1391
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Rifleman
Next of Kin
Mrs Hannah Goggin (mother), Raumati, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Mangamaire, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
2nd Reinforcements to 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit
E Company
Embarkation Date
13 November 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
269
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death
12 October 1917
Age at Death
20
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference
N.Z. Apse, Panel 7.
Biographical Notes
James Goggin was the son of James and Johannah Goggin, of Raumati, Dannevirke, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917
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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