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Thomas James Morris Jenkins

Portrait, from newspaper, provided by Peter Millward - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, from newspaper, provided by Peter Millward - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas James Morris AWMM
  • Surname
    Jenkins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 9/986 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    29 October 1893 AWMM WestportBuller District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Little Wanganui, Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William M. Jenkins (father), Little Wanganui, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 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 9/986 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of William Morris Jenkins and Henrietta Jenkins, of Little Wmgmui, Te Namu, Westport, Buller, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Two brothers, Griff, my grandad, and Tom, together at Gallipoli, different regiments, grandad ashore and invalided out on the 19th, Tom ashore and lost two days later. Dont think they knew about the other (each other) Public - John Wayne - Other relative - 24 October 2015 - Family knowledge
      From surviving brother, Griffith, my grandad
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About death

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  • Death
    21 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey AWMM H. C. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Remembered on the Memorial at Westport Public - Peter - Researcher - 29 April 2018 - on-line research
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • My son Shaun Dylan Jenkins is in the NZ Navy & had the honor of attending Gallipoli 2019 he also represented his country & his family making us all so very proud. Shaun was also able to visit his great great uncle at his grave site to pay his respects for us all.
    From my family to Thomas James Morris Jenkins, my heart will always be thankful to you for your sacrifice & i am honoured to be apart of your extended family. I will always wear yellow for you & all that serve in the armed forces as my way of respect. 💛💛

    Lest We Forget 💛💛
    Jo Jenkins
    Public - Judyann (Jo) - Other relative - 25 April 2019
  • I’m so happy our son Shaun came to see you and pay respects for our whole family. Rest easy
    Lest we forget
    Public - Glen Peter - Other relative - 25 April 2019
  • My Father. Thomas
    James Morris-Jenkins was named after his Uncle Tom who ,died in Gallipoli., therefore was my Great Uncle.
    Public - Dawn - Other relative - 25 April 2018
  • Amazing we are visiting on the 101 anniversary of your passing. Never forgotten.
    Public - michael joseph - Direct descendant - 21 August 2016
  • I will never forget the ultimate and final sacrifice you made for us all in New Zealand -my great Uncle. We did grew up with a safe and happy life here, thanks to you and your comrades.



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2019Judyann (Jo)Brighton Qld Australia Other relative
25 April 2019Glen PeterBRISBANE Australia Other relative
25 February 2019AllanRotoruaResearcher
29 April 2018PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2018DawnPalmerston NorthOther relative

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