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Ernest Edward Jolly

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  • Service number
    • WWI 11/739 AWMM
    • WWI 11/739A AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Field service postcard, WW1, June 1915 front posted to his mother (held in MS 1061) - No known copyright restrictions

Field service postcard, WW1, June 1915 front posted to his mother (held in MS 1061) - No known copyr …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Jolly AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 11/739 AWMM
    • WWI 11/739A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1883 AWMM
  • Date of birth
    6 April 1883 Public - Ann - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Family Bible and Register of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Hotel Bristol, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Emily Jolly (mother), Church Street East, Palmerston North, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded at Chunuk Bair on 10 August 1915 AWMM
    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: G.S.W.neck Pension: 10/- Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Henry and Emily Jolly.

    Brother of Sydney Herbert Jolly (45954), who served during the Boer War and World War I and with the Home Guard in WW2.

    The Auckland Museum Library's manuscripts collection contains papers and photographs relating to Jolly's war service. [Ref. MS 1061, folders 1-2] See also letter written by Jolly while convalescing at St Patrick's Hospital, Viletta [Valletta], Malta, describing his part in the attack on Chunuk Bair. [Ref. MS 1061, folder 1, item 8]

    Serial Number is recorded as 11/739 in Nominal Rolls, as 11/739A in Archives New Zealand. Postcard from E.E. Jolly to his mother Emily from the Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 1061 manuscript collection was published in the ANZAC Supplement to the New Zealand Herald 2008

    Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): C/o Sargood Son and Ewen, Wellington AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    15 March 1963 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
    New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM Services Area Block D Plot 231 AWMM
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Sydney and Ernest Jolly were my Great Uncles, so unfortunately I never knew them. On this Anzac Day I wish to acknowledge their contribution to the armed forces and people of New Zealand.
    Public - Ann - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 375 AWMM
    • Jolly, Ernest Edward. Papers, 1915 - 1937. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 1061. AWMM
    • Wilkie, A.H. (1924). Official War History of the Wellington Mounted Rifles Regiment 1914 - 1919. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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29 September 2018AnnAucklandOther relative
23 April 2015Ann HandysideMtTamborine Queensland AustraliaOther Relative

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