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Full Name: Garfield Cornelius Jessop
Rank Last Held: Trooper
Forename(s): Garfield Cornelius
Surname: Jessop
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 9/576
First Known Rank: Trooper
Next of Kin: E. Jessop (father), Hope, Nelson, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 25 Home Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Military District: Wellington
Body on Embarkation: Main Body
Embarkation Unit: Otago Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date: 16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation: Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll: 369
Last Unit Served: Otago Mounted Rifles
Place of Death: Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death: 27 August 1915
Year of Death: 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey
Biographical Notes: Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Jessop, of Hope, Nelson.
Description of Image: Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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