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JOHN JAMIESON

JAMIESON, JOHN

RANK:   PRIVATE            SERIAL NO:  34078                         

UNIT:    OTAGO INFANTRY REGIMENT, 4th BATTERY, LIGHT MORTAR 

BORN:       02/06/1897  -   WAIPUKURAU     

DIED:     03/12/1917        KILLED IN ACTION        
              
PLACE:    PASSCHENDAELE, BELGIUM    

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   John and Joan Elizabeth JAMIESON, WAIPUKURAU 

SIBLINGS:                   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs Joan Elizabeth JAMIESON (mother), WAIPUKURAU
                        
OCCUPATION:  SLAUGHTERMAN

EMPLOYER:   NELSON BROS. GISBORNE

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  

HEIGHT:   6’ 0”        WEIGHT:    168 lb.        CHEST:   36”

COMP:   DARK        EYES:   BROWN    HAIR:   DARK BROWN
    
EDUCATION:    4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   BUTTES NEW BRITISH CEMETERY,
    POLYGON WOOD, ZONNEBEKE, WEST-VLAANDEREN, BELGIUM

 

ENLISTED:       GISBORNE        DATE:   04/09/1916  

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:   21st         

MILITARY RECORD:
16/09/1916.  POSTED TO ‘F’ COMPANY, 21st  REINFORCEMENT, TRENTHAM.
19/01/1917.  EMBARKED FROM  WELLINGTON ON HMNZT 75 ‘WAITEMATA’.
28/03/1917.  DISEMBARKED DEVONPORT, U.K.
28/03/1917.  MARCHED INTO ‘SLING’ FROM 21st REINFORCEMENT 2nd OTAGO REG.
02/05/1917.  ‘B’ COY 3rd BATTALION OTAGO REGIMENT, MARCHED TO CODFORD.
28/05/1917.  PROCEEDED  OVERSEAS (FRANCE).
03/06/1917.  DETACHED TO LIGHT TRENCH MORTAR BATTERY.
03/07/1917.  DETACHED TO 4th  N.Z. LIGHT MACHINE GUN BATTERY IN THE FIELD.
03/12/1917.  KILLED IN ACTION, YPRES, BELGIUM.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.