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James Jobe

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  • Service number
    65791 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Jobe AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    65791 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Methodist, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    2 December 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Gas fitter AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Catherine Jobe (wife), care of Mrs C. Jamieson, Wellington Street, Hamilton East, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    65791 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 31 Dec 1917-25 February 1918 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Glasgow, Scotland AWMM HMNZT 99 AWMM
    Vessel was Athenic AWMM
    Private AWMM
    33rd Reinforcements, E Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      134 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    28 AWMM
  • Date of death
    30 August 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    IV. T. 8. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East, 3314 AWMM
  • Memorial reference
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