James Anglem Te Au

  • British War Medal
  • Born 16 June 1894, Colac Bay, Southland, New Zealand
  • Died 4 October 1962, Tauranga
  • Last rank Private
  • Service number 16/1499
  • Served In 4th Reinforcements, Māori Contingent
  • Next of Kin Mrs J. Winiata (mother), Colac Bay, Southland
  • Pre-war occupation Self-employed Fisherman
  • ReligionPresbyterian
  • Enlisted20 October 1915, Trentham
  • Embarkationaboard HMNZT 52 or HMNZT 54, Mokoia or Navua, departed 6 May 1916, Wellington. Three days after leaving Wellington he was seized with pneumonia which necessitated landing at Albany, Auckland, 9 May 1916
  • Periods of service228 days in New Zealand and 32 days overseas. Total service of 260 days
  • Discharged5 July 1916, no longer physically fit for war service
  • AwardedBritish War Medal
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Profile photo credit: NZ Police Gazette 1917 via The Onward Project

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