Diary, 6 February 1914 - 6 February 1915 : [copy]
Maker and role
Undefined: Julius Huffam (b.1888, d.1919)
Private Valentine Julius Blake Huffam (serial no. 3/690).
Born on 14 February 1888 in Nelson, New Zealand the son of T. Blake Huffam and Jane Huffam, of Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand.
On the Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database his next of kin is listed as F.B. Huffam (father), Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand.
Worked as a factory hand for Kirkpatricks before enlisting for service during World War One.
Embarked with the No. 2 Stationary Hospital with the Medical Corps on 13 June 1915 from Wellington, New Zealand for Suez, Egypt.
Served in Egypt and Western Europe and was awarded the 1914-1915 Star.
The last unit he served with was the New Zealand Medical Corps, Field Ambulance.
Died of influenza in Germany on 22 January 1919. He was thirty-one years old.
Buried in the Cologne Southern Cemetery, Koln, Nordrhein-Westfal, Germany, grave reference I. C. 23.
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