JAMESON, Andrew Melville
(Service number 20/15)
|First Rank||Sergeant||Last Rank||Captain|
|Date||30 March 1870||Place of Birth||Christchurch|
|Date||12 January 1915||Age||44|
|Address at Enlistment||Post Office Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs A.M. Jameson (wife), Otumarama, Timaru|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Samoan Relief Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Mounted Infantry|
|Date||27 March 1915|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Apia, Samoa|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||Featherston Military Police|
|Campaigns||Samoan Relief Force|
|Service Medals||Britsh War Medal|
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|New Zealand Memorials||Gleniti School War Memorial|
Left with the Samoan Expeditionary Force on 13th January 1915 with the rank of Sergeant. He was promoted Second Lieutenant at Samoa on 16 September 1915. He eventually returned to NZ in May 1916 after recieving promotion to Lieutenant 13 March 1916 on recommendation of the Administrator.
However Andrew was medically boarded and found unfit for Active Service in July 1916. Following this he reported to Camp Commandant Featherston for duty as Assistant Provost Marshal on 14 September 1916. Appointed Assistant Provost Marshal at Featherston Military Camp 4 January 1917. Struck off strength of the Expeditionary Force with effect 16 May 1917 and posted to Unattached List (b) with original rank as 2nd Lieutenant as from 16 May 1917. Andrew had vbeen promoted to Captain while employed as Assistant Provost Marshal as from 1 August 1917.
Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015)
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