We remember James Hargest O.b.e.

We remember James Hargest O.b.e.

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Timeline

Timeline

1881
sibling John Hargest Source:9024441 1881
1882
sibling Elizabeth Ann Hargest Source:9024441 1882
1883
sibling Mary Hargest Source:9024441 1883
1885
sibling William Hargest Source:9024441 1885
1886
sibling Jane Hargest Source:9024441 1886
1888
sibling Albert James Hargest Source:9024441 1888
1891
birth Gore New Zealand Source:9022378 4th September 1891
1895
sibling Edwin Hargest Source:9024441 1895
1895
sibling Thomas Henry Hargest Source:9024441 1895
1911
employment Farmer Self Mandeville New Zealand Source:9022378 1911 - 1914
1914
enlistment Invercargill New Zealand Source:9022378 12th August 1914
1914
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Second Lieutenant 9/286 Otago Mounted Rifles Regiment Source:9022378 September 1914 - 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:9022378 August 1915
1915
hospitalisation Wounded At Gallipoli Hospital/Institution Source:9022378 August 1915 - June 1916
1916
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:9022378 July 1916
1916
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Captian 9/286 Otago Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9022378 July 1916 - December 1916
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9022378 8th December 1916
1916
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Major 9/286 Otago Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9022378 December 1916 - 1917
1917
marriage Nursing Sister Marie Henrietta Wilkie Source:9022378 29th September 1917
1918
awards Legion D' Honneur Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1918
1918
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9022378 1918
1918
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Lieutenant Colonel 9/286 Otago Infanrty Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:9022378 September 1918 - January 1919
1918
awards Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration Source:9022378 5th November 1918
1919
employment Sheep Farmer Self Invercargill New Zealand Source:9022378 1919 - 1940
1920
children Helen Mary Ford nee Hargest Source:9022378 1920
1921
children Ken Hargest Source:9022378 1921
1922
children Geoffrey Robert Hargest Source:9022378 30th June 1922
1929
children Peter Miles Hargest Source:9022378 1929
1935
awards Silver Jubilee Medal 1935 Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1935
1937
awards Coronation Medal 1937 Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1937
1943
awards Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration Source:9022378 1943
1944
death Killed in Action Killed By Artillery Fire (Shell) France Source:7984873 Source:9022378 12th August 1944
1945
awards France and Germany Star Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1945
1945
awards Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1945
1945
awards Military Cross Greece Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1945
1945
awards 1939-1945 Star Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1945
1945
awards New Zealand Efficient Service Decoration Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1945
1945
awards Colonial Auxiliary Forces Decoration Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1945
1945
awards New Zealand War Service Medal Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1945
1945
awards New Zealand Territorial Service Medal Other War Service Award Source:9022378 1945
burial Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery Hottot-Les-Bagues War Cemetery Non-War Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Calvados Calvados France France I.C.2. Source:7984873 Source:9022378
awards Sea Gallantry Medal (SGM) British Award/Decoration Source:9022378
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force 31156 5 Infantry Brigade Source:7984873

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James
Initials J
Last Name Hargest O.b.e.,
Source 9022378
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 31156 5 Infantry Brigade
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 9/286 Otago Mounted Rifles Regiment Second Lieutenant
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 9/286 Otago Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion Captian
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 9/286 Otago Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion Major
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 9/286 Otago Infanrty Regiment 2nd Battalion Lieutenant Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
1939-1945 Star Other War Service Award
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Decoration Other War Service Award
Colonial Auxiliary Forces Long Service Medal Other War Service Award
Commander of the British Empire (CBE) British Award/Decoration
Coronation Medal 1937 Other War Service Award
DSO and two BAR, MC British Award/Decoration
Distinguished Service Order (DSO) British Award/Decoration
France and Germany Star Other War Service Award
Legion D' Honneur Other War Service Award
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross Greece Other War Service Award
New Zealand Efficient Service Decoration Other War Service Award
New Zealand Territorial Service Medal Other War Service Award
New Zealand War Service Medal Other War Service Award
Sea Gallantry Medal (SGM) British Award/Decoration
Silver Jubilee Medal 1935 Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen Mary Ford nee Hargest daughter 1920
Geoffrey Robert Hargest son 30th June 1922
Peter Miles Hargest son 1929
Ken Hargest son 1921
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary nee Prosser mother
James Hargest father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Hargest brother 1881
Elizabeth Ann Hargest sister 1882
Mary Hargest sister 1883
William Hargest brother 1885
Jane Hargest sister 1886
Albert James Hargest brother 1888
Thomas Henry Hargest brother 1895
Edwin Hargest brother 1895
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nursing Sister Marie Henrietta Wilkie wife 29th September 1917

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Official Records

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Online Cenotaph: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
New Zealand WW1 Soldiers Transcription Deborah102878
New Zealand WW1 Soldiers Transcription Deborah102878

External Evidence

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Auckland War Memorial Museum Paul120087
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