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Full Name
James Ngaro Edmonds
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
James Ngaro
Surname
Edmonds
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
67513
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Bushman
Next of Kin
Mrs R.J.N. Edmonds (wife), Arohena, Waikato, New Zealand
Marital Status
Married
Enlistment Address
C/o Arohena Mill, Arohena, New Zealand
Military District
Te Awamutu
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 5
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 65
Campaigns
Western Desert
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
24 October 1942
Age at Death
23
Year of Death
1942
Cemetery Name
El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference
I. H. 3.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
James Ngaro Edmonds was the son of Mounsel and Ngapera Edmonds, of Ngawha, Bay of Islands, husband of Rebecca Edmonds, of Parawera
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org

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