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Job Jefferies

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Job AWMM
  • Surname
    Jefferies AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/2173 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 October 1889 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra TimaruCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Kongahu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Jefferies (father), Kongahu, Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/2173 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died of disease AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10.75" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      170 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Joined Canterbury Infantry Bn, Gallipoli, 9 August 1915.
    Admitted to No 16 Casualty Clearing Station, Anzac, 5 September 1915 (enteric); transferred to St David's Hospital, Malta, 10 September 1915; to England, 15 September 1915, and admitted to 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester, 23 September 1915; discharged to NZ Convalescent Depot, Hornchurch (date not recorded).
    Proceeded overseas to France, 12 May 1916; rejoined 1st Bn, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, in the field, 7 July 1916.
    Wounded in action, 16 July 1916 (gun shot wound, left shoulder); admitted to No 14 Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 17 July 1916; transferred to England, 20 July 1916, and admitted to 2nd London General Hospital, Chelsea, 20 July 1916.
    Transferred to No 1 NZ General Hospital, Brockenhurst, 4 August 1916; to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 29 September 1916; to No 3 NZ General Hospital, Codford, 7 February 1917.
    Died, lumbar pneumonia, 12 February 1917.

    Parents: William and Ada Jefferies, Kangahu, Karamea AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    12 February 1917 AWMM
    United KingdomEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Codford (St Mary) New Churchyard, Wiltshire, England AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • J Jefferies' name is on the Cenotaph in Middlemarch, Otago. I am researching on behalf of the Middlemarch the men who left our area for WWI service. Any assistance you can give about Job and his connection to the Strath Taieri area will be gratefully received.
    Public - Priscilla - Researcher - 28 September 2020

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28 September 2020PriscillaMiddlemarchResearcher
04 April 2018AllanRotoruaResearcher

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