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Full Name
James Jobe
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
James
Surname
Jobe
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
65791
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Gasfitter
Next of Kin
Mrs Mary Catherine Jobe (wife), care of Mrs C. Jamieson, Wellington Street, Hamilton East, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
33rd Reinforcements E Company
Embarkation Date
31 December 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Athenic
Destination
Glasgow, Scotland
Nominal Roll Number
76
Page on Nominal Roll
17
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1st Battalion, 3rd
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
30 August 1918
Age at Death
28
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Achiet-le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
IV. T. 8.
Biographical Notes
James Jobe was the son of James Sprauge and Mary Jane Jobe, of Thames, New Zealand; husband of Mary Catherine Jobe, of 366 Victoria St., Whitoria, Hamilton.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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