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JAMES HENRY MORONEY

MORONEY, JAMES HENRY

RANK:   RIFLEMAN            SERIAL NO:  23/1441                         

UNIT:    N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE

BORN:   22/04/1884  -  WAIPAWA, N.Z.        

DIED:     15/09/1916        KILLED IN ACTION
              
PLACE:   SOMME, FRANCE        

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   ROMAN CATHOLIC

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Mr and Mrs Daniel MORONEY, McGreevy St, 
                        The Bush, WAIPAWA       

SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs D. MORONEY (mother), WAIPAWA

OCCUPATION:  LABOURER

EMPLOYER:   SELF-EMPLOYED

LAST NZ ADDRESS: WAIPAWA

HEIGHT:  5’ 3¾”        WEIGHT:    10st        CHEST:   32½”

COMP:   DARK         EYES:   BLUE         HAIR:  DARK BROWN
    
EDUCATION:   FOURTH EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   BURIED 1½ miles S.W. OF BAUPAUME, FRANCE

ENLISTED:   TRENTHAM                DATE:   23/08/1915  

MAIN BODY:               REINFORCEMENT:    8th 
23/08/1915.  POSTED PRIVATE ‘E’ COMPANY 8th REINFORCEMENT
13/11/1915.  DEPARTED WELLINGTON.
20/12/1915.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ, EGYPT.
11/03/1916.  JOINED N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE, POSTED TO ‘C’ COY, MOASCAN.
06/04/1916.  EMBARKED FOR FRANCE FROM ALEXANDRIA.
15/09/1916.  KILLED IN ACTION, IN THE FIELD, SOMME, FRANCE.

                                   

                                                                                    
                                    
AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.