(Service number 25/116)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 8 September 1887 Place of Birth Invercargill

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Eltham
Occupation Bank clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin George JENNINGS (brother), Fortrose, Invercargill
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 3rd Battalion, B Company New Zealand
Date 5 February 1916
Transport Mokoia
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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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
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Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Robert JENNINGS, born in 1887 at Invercargill, was the son of George and Margaret JENNINGS.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [11 August 2015]; NZ BDM Indexes historical records (Department of internal Affairs) [04 December 2015]; Southland Times, 10 October 1916, Press, 29 September 1916, Timaru Herald, 29 September 1916 (Papers Past) [11 August 2015; 04 December 2015]

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