TrooperIRWIN, JAMES THOMAS
Service Number 50062
New Zealand Mounted Machine Gun Squadron
Mounted Machine Gun Sqdn. Son of Henry and Elizabeth Irwin (nee Whitfield); husband of Sarah Ann Irwin (nee Dennis), of 43, Clarendon Terrace, Radley, Woolston, Christchurch. Born at Opawa, Christchurch. Served in Egypt and Palestine, 1917-18.
Grave Registration Reports (GRRs) are standard forms which detail graves for which the Commission is responsible within a particular burial ground. They provide basic details of the individuals, such as name, service number, rank, regiment, unit and date of death, and are listed in Plot, Row and Grave order.
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