JOE, David Blues
(Service number 85691)

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Date 11 November 1879 Place of Birth Woodbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 424 Talbot Street, Geraldine
Occupation Assistant blacksmith
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. One child
Next of Kin Mrs E. JOE (wife), 424 Talbot Street, Geraldine
Religion Presbyterian
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Date 20 December 1956 Age 77 years
Place of Death Wellington
Memorial or Cemetery Karori Crematorium, Wellington
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

David Blues Joe was the second son of James and Mary (née Serpless or Surplus) Joe. David married Emily Fenn on 23 June 1906 at Geraldine. Their son, Leslie John Jow, was born on 9 November 1909 at Geraldine. David was called up in 1918. His brother, John Joe, served overseas in World War I.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 September 2019]; Karori Crematorium record (Wellington City Council) [16 September 2019]; Timaru Herald, 25 November 1916 (Papers Past) [15 October 2015]

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