James Edward HAMBLYN

Regimental number19/3894
Next of kinFather, C J Hamblyn, Tariki, Taranaki
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 10th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 4 March 1916
Final rankPrivate
Final unit2nd Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 27 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles John and Mary Ann Hamblyn, Sackville Street, Fitroy, New Plymouth
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10/3915 Pte Henry John HAMBLYN, 2nd Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, killed in action, 3 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 26, p. 11

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