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Ronald Thomas Jeffs

  • Service number
    WWII 616044 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Ron Public - Matthew Lester - Direct descendant - 9 April 2019 - Knew the person (my grandfather)
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of Private Ronald Thomas Jeffs, c.Second World War. Image kindly provided by Matthew Jeffs (April 2019). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Private Ronald Thomas Jeffs, c.Second World War. Image kindly provided by Matthew Jeffs …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ronald Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Jeffs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ron Public - Matthew Lester - Direct descendant - 9 April 2019 - Knew the person (my grandfather)
  • Service number
    WWII 616044 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 December 1923 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    • 23rd December 1923 Public - Matthee - Direct descendant - 13 April 2019 - Knew the person directly (grandfather)
    • DOB is 23rd September 1923 Public - Matthew Lester - Direct descendant - 10 February 2021 - I’m one of his grandchildren.
  • Place of birth
    Gisborne New Zealand Public - Matthew Lester - Direct descendant - 9 April 2019 - Word of mouth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1943 AWMM 8 Haldane St., Te Hapara, Gisborne AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Railway signalman Public - Matthew Lester - Direct descendant - 9 April 2019 - Knew the person directly (my grandfather)
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs. O. Jeffs, 8 Haldane St., Te Hapara, Gisborne (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1943 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM
    • Single Public - Matthew Lester - Direct descendant - 9 April 2019 - Knew the person directly (my grandfather)

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 616044 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.66 Labourer/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.66
    GisborneGisborne 2NZEF Nom. Roll 11, p.66
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Olive B Jeffs (nee Foster) and Leviticus Jeffs Public - Matthew - Direct descendant - 13 April 2019 - Knew the person (my grandfather).

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    6th February 1986 Public - Matthew - Direct descendant - 13 April 2019 - Knew the person (my grandfather).
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Otahuhu Auckland New Zealand Public - Matthew - Direct descendant - 13 April 2019 - Knew the person (my grandfather).
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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  • Father to
    Lester, Dennis, Heather and Rhonda
    Husband to Margaret
    Public - Matthew - Direct descendant - 10 April 2019
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.66 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
10 February 2021Matthew LesterBedford, EnglandDirect descendant
13 April 2019MatthewBedford United KingdomDirect descendant
13 April 2019MattheeBedford United KingdomDirect descendant
09 April 2019Matthew LesterBedford United KingdomDirect descendant

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