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Full Name
James Cameron Macfarlane
Rank Last Held
Gunner
Forename(s)
James Cameron
Surname
Macfarlane
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
50223
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Gunner
Occupation before Enlistment
Letter-carrier
Next of Kin
Mrs J.C. Macfarlane (wife), 12 Duncan Street, Dunedin, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
28th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery
Embarkation Date
14 July 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Waitemata
Destination
Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number
69
Page on Nominal Roll
15
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Field Artillery
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
22 October 1918
Age at Death
27
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Belle Vue British Cemetery, Briastre, Nord, France
Grave Reference
D. 21.
Biographical Notes
James Macfarlane was the son of James and Elsie Macfarlane; husband of Matilda Henrietta Macfarlane, of 65 Queen's Drive, Musselburgh, Dunedin, New Zealand. Native of Dunedin.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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