JOSLING, Albert David Oswald
(Service number 47150)

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Date 5 May 1894 Place of Birth Waitohi Flat

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Temuka
Occupation Ploughman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
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Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Railway employee


Date 30 April 1968 Age 73 years
Place of Death Christchurch
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New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Albert David Oswald Josling, perhaps known as Oswald, was the older son of Albert Steele and Esther (née Young) Josling. He and his brother were educated at Temuka School. He was drawn in the first military service ballot for No. 10 (South Canterbury) recruiting district in November 1916. His younger brother, John Tasman Josling known as Tasman, was called up in 1918. Albert married Dorothy May Unwin in 1929.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [08 September 2019]; School admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG); Timaru Herald, 25 November 1916 (Papers Past) [15 October 2015]

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