(Service number 6/1884)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||1 January 1891||Place of Birth||England|
|Date||6 January 1915||Age||24|
|Address at Enlistment||Coldstream, Hinds|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||John Charles Jackson (father), Walkergate, Beverley, Yorkshire, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||4th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
|Date||17 April 1915|
|Transport||Willochra, Knight Templar or Waitomo|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
|Campaigns||Egyptian and Gallipoli|
|Service Medals||1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||15 July 1974||Age||83|
|Place of Death||Christchurch|
|Notices||Internal Affairs Notification, Military personnel file|
|Memorial or Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Joseph was the son of John Charles Jackson Walkergate, Beverley, Yorkshire, England.
Joseph was wounded at Gallipoli in the right eye and was returned to New Zealand. He was admitted to Queen Mary Hospital, Hanmer 25 August 1916 for rehabilitation and discharged as unfit for further military service on 24 November 1915. He had been fitted with a glass eye.
Jospeh died in Christchurch 15 July 1974.
Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015)
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