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Jabez Gaskin

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Garry, S.G. - Gaze, D.V. (photo J Halpin 2010)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Garry, S.G. - Gaze, D.V. (photo J H …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jabez AWMM
  • Surname
    Gaskin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI SS/4042 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 August 1883 AWMM RuncornCheshire AWMM
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  • War
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  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI SS/4042 AWMM
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Prisoner of war

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    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease AWMM

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Jabez Gaskin was the son of Jabez and Sarah Ann Gaskin of Runcorn, Cheshire, United Kingdom.

    Gaskin is reported to have died of disease (malaria or food poisoning) during one of HMS Philomel's visits to Bombay, India while on Persian Gulf patrol. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    21 May 1916 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    MumbaiIndia AWMM
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  • Memorial name
    • Kirkee 1914-1918 Memorial, India AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • External links
    Royal New Zealand Navy Museum, Torpedo Bay, Devonport, Auckland.HMS Philomel.
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • McKenzie, R. (1970). And quiet now their rest. Wellington N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
      p. 49 AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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