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John Jessen

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 368 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 368 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Jessen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 12844 AWMM
    • WWI 2/1 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 October 1890 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 9 Jessie Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 40 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • William Jessen (father), 9 Jessie Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • William Jessen (father), 40 Kent Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 26 June 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Samoa AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 12844 AWMM
    • WWI 2/1 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • John Jessen was the son of William and Christine Jessen, of Mauriceville West, New Zealand.

    He worked with the New Zealand Railways, Wellington before enlistment.

    Last rank held was listed as Temporary Bomardier AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM IV. P. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 368 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      34: 19 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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