Private

James Clune

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Foster son of Mrs. J. H. Anderson, of Kaiaua, New Brighton, Christchurch. Born at Hikuai, Coromandel Peninsula. Served in Egypt, 1915-16, and on the Western Front, 1916.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

There are no public contributions written for this casualty

Personal Tributes:

Submitted by: Louise Wakefield
Relationship to casualty: My Great Uncle
James is my great uncle. My grandmother Daisy is James' sister. One of Daisy's sons is named James. My mother (Daisy's daughter) named a son James (my brother) and we continue to carry... Read More

Submitted by: Dawn. Johnson.
Relationship to casualty: Great Uncle
James Clune was my Great Uncle too. His sister Daisy Clune was my Grandmother. She married Ernest Jones.Together they had 5 children. Grace, Nola, June, Ernest, James. Grace being my late mother. Tha... Read More

Casualty

Service Number: 
16/570A
Name:
James Clune
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Miss Daisy Clune (sister), care of Mrs F. Cleaver, 5 Cross Street, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
Thames, New Zealand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
New Zealand Maori (Pioneer) Battalion

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Not known
Date of Death:
05 December 1918
Day of Death:
Thursday
Age at Death: 
23
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
2nd Maori Contingent
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
18 September 1915
Transport:
HMNZT 29
Vessel:
Waitemata
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
Soldiers Area E4, Grave 244.
Cemetery Location: 
New Zealand
James Clune
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