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John Jolly

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  • Service number
    • WWI 8/2201 AWMM
    • WWI 3335 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Edwin Ernest John Jolly AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Headstone of Edwin Ernest John Jolly, Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart. Image kindly provided by Andrea Gerrard on behalf of The Headstone Project, Tasmania. Image is subject to copyright restrictions.
Headstone of Edwin Ernest John Jolly, Cornelian Bay Cemetery … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Jolly AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Edwin Ernest John Jolly AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 8/2201 AWMM
    • WWI 3335 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 January 1883 AWMM HobartTasmania AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 S S. Warrimoo, Union Steamship Company, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs M. Jolly (mother), Tolosa Street, Glenorchy, Tasmania, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 8/2201 AWMM
    • WWI 3335 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1944 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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