James Henry KEVEN

Regimental number12/1103
AddressRegent Street, Waihi
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, Thomas Henry Keven, Regent Street, Waihi
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankWarrant Officer 2
Final unit6th (Hauraki) Company, 2nd Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Henry and Louisa Maria Keven, 13 Kelmarna Avenue, Ponsonby, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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