JOSS, George
(Service number 80078)

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Date 9 September 1876 Place of Birth Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 54 Luxmore Road, Timaru
Occupation Labourer (Timaru Borough Council)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs G. JOSS (wife), 54 Luxmore Road, Timaru
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 Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 41st Reinforcements, F Company
Date 27 July 1918
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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No information

Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 1 September 1956 Age 80 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 56, Plot 1080
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Joss was the son of James and Elizabeth (née Will) Joss. He appears to be at home with his parents and siblings at King Edward, Aberdeenshire, in 1881, but not in 1891 or 1901. He married Annie Peters on 4 July 1914 at Careys Bay (Port Chalmers), Otago, New Zealand. Had he previously married in Scotland? Late in 1917 he was drawn in the Second Ballot for Second Division Class A drafts.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 December 2019]; Timaru Herald, 4 December 1917 (Papers Past) [08 August 2015]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image [22 December 2019]

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