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William John Jermy

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 21), Page: 20 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 21), Page: 20 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William John AWMM
  • Surname
    Jermy AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3610 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 May 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra TurakinaRangatikei Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.J. Jermy (father), Turakina, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/3610 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Labourer/Civilian 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      129 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Jermy was the son of William John and Sybil Jermy, of Turakina, Wanganui, New Zealand.

    Embarked Wellington, 8 January 1916; disembarked Suez, 12 February 1916, and admitted to Isolation Camp, Zeitoun.
    Rejoined 1st Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment, Ismailia, 22 March 1916.
    Embarked Egypt to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 6 April 1916.
    Admitted to No 7 General Hospital, St Omer, 2 May 1916 (mumps); transferred to No 4 Stationary Hospital, Arques, 3 May 1916; discharged to duty, and rejoined Bn, in the field, 9 May 1916.
    Transferred to No 2 Machine Gun Company, 9 August 1916.
    Admitted to No 3 [NZ] Field Ambulance, 24 August 1916 (otitis media); transferred same day to No 1 NZ General Hospital; rejoined unit, 1 September 1916.
    Killed in action, 1 October 1916.

    Parents: William John and Sybil Jermy, Turakina, Wanganui AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    1 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France 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



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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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  • Remembering the service and sacrifice of a Great Uncle I never had the privilege of meeting, this Anzac Day. Paul Jermy
    Public - Paul - Direct descendant - 25 April 2022
  • An uncle I never met,I was born in 1945. Sadly missed by his extended family.
    Public - Colvin William - Other Relative - 23 April 2015

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 June 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2022PaulHamilton Direct descendant
23 April 2015Colvin William Palmerston North New ZealandOther Relative

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