(Service number 78597)

First Rank Sapper Last Rank Sapper


Date 20 January 1898 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Wilson Street, Timaru
Occupation Coachsmith
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Mary JENNINGS (mother), Wilson Street, Timaru
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 43rd Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Engineers
Date 17 August 1918
Transport Ruahine or Matatua
Embarked From Wellington Destination London, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Engineers

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Post-war Occupations


Date 12 May 1968 Age 70 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Salisbury Park Crematorium
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Jennings was the son of William and Mary (née McConnell) Jennings, of Timaru.


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [25 Augsut 2014]' NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal affairs) [13 February 2017]

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