|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Riccarton, Christchurch|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Brother, John Jeal, Halkett, Canterbury|
|Previous military service||Served in the Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Christchurch|
|Rank on embarkation||Trooper|
|Unit name||New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 8th Reinforcements, Canterbury Mounted Rifles Regiment|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 36 Tofua on
|Final unit||11th Battery, 3rd Brigade, New Zealand Field Artillery|
|Fate||Commenced return to New Zealand
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Wellington, 14 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 20 December 1915.
Transferred to New Zealand Field Artillery from Canterbury Mounted Rifles, 26 March 1916, and posted to 14th Battery, 4th Brigade, NZFA.
Embarked Alexandria with unit to join the British Expeditionary Force, France, 7 April 1916.
Transferred to 11th Battery, 3rd Brigade, New Zealand Field Artillery, 22 January 1917.
Admitted to No 2 NZ Field Ambulance, 25 February 1917 (inflammation of middle ear); rejoined unit, 7 March 1917.
Appointed Temporary Bombardier, 1 November 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 22 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 10 March 1918.
Appointed Temporary Corporal, 29 September 1918; relinquished rank of Temporary Corporal, 20 November 1918.
Admitted to 20th General Hospital, Camiers, 27 November 1918 (influenza); transferred to England and admitted to Charing Cross Hospital, Strand, London, 14 December 1918; discharged to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 1 January 1919.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Tilbury, London, on board SS 'Corinthic', 12 March 1919; arrived Lyttleton, 22 April 1919; discharged, 21 May 1919.
Total war service: 3 years 270 days (of which 3 years 162 days were abroad)Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Nominal Roll Vol. 1: Canterbury Mounted Rifles/Eighth|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||75|
|Sources||Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 18053089|
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