JESSEP, Lilian
(Service number 22/372)

Aliases Lilly Ann
First Rank Staff Nurse Last Rank


Date 4 October 1881 Place of Birth Ngapara, North Otago

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Featherston
Occupation Nurse
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Charles JESSEP, Short Street, Ashburton
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship HMHS Marama
Date 10 November 1916
Transport Marama
Embarked From Destination Hospital Ship. No. 2, 2nd Voyage from NZ; Hospital Ship. No. 2, 3rd Voyage from NZ
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns On Staff H.S. Marama, 1916-1917
Service Medals British War Medal; Victory Medal
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date 21 January 1919 Reason Discharged from N.Z.E.F. in England.

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 6 January 1944 Age 62 years
Place of Death Wellington
Notices Evening Post, 7 January 1944
Memorial or Cemetery Karori Cemetery, Wellington
Memorial Reference Soldiers Section, Plot 18 J/3
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Lily Ann Jessep, or Lilian, was the second daughter of Charles Jessep and his second wife, Bridget née Athy. Lily attended Ngapara and Oamaru North schools, before transferring to Woodbury when the family moved north. Lilyy emarried ... KAY in England.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [15 October 2016]; NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ ref. AABK 18805 W5541 0060538) [18 October 2016], NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ ref. AABK 18805 W5948 0359551) [18 October 2016]; Timaru Herald, 28 April 1893, 25 October 1913, Temuka Leader, 26 April 1894, Evening Post, 5 January 1912, Sun, 1 October 1915, 16 April 1919, Auckland Star, 30 August 1916, Dominion, 14 November 1917, 4 February 1919, 24 April 1919, Press, 24 January 1919, 28 April 1919 (Papers Past) [16, 17 & 18 October 2016]; Probate record (Archives NZ/FamilySearch) [17 October 2016]

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