James Jobe was the son of James Sprauge and Mary Jane Jobe, of Thames, New Zealand; husband of Mary Catherine Jobe, of 366 Victoria St., Whitoria, Hamilton.
Embarked Wellington, 31 December 1917; disembarked Glasgow, Scotland, 25 February 1918; marched in to Composite Bn, Larkhill, 26 February 1918, and posted to Otago Infantry Regiment.
Marched out to Rifle Brigade, Brocton, 28 February 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 April 1918; joined 1st Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, in the field, 3 May 1918, and posted to D Company.
Wounded in action, 30 August 1918, and admitted to No 1 NZ Field Ambulance; transferred to Advanced Dressing Station, No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 30 August 1918.
Died of wounds, 30 August 1918.
Parents: James Sprauge and Mary Jane Jobe, Thames; Wife: Mary Catherine Jobe, 366 Victoria Street, Whitoria, Hamilton AWMM