Regimental number12/773
Date of birth22 October 1891
Place of birthNew Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTaumarunui, King Country
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 7.75"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinBrother, George Jensen, Okiwi, Great Barrier Island
Previous military serviceServed in C Company, 16th (Waikato) Regiment, Territorial Force; still serving at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Place of enlistmentHamilton
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unit16th (Waikato) Company, Auckland Infantry Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsChunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial (Panel 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr & Mrs H A Jensen, Auckland
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Admitted to HS 'Franconia', Gallipoli, 31 May 1915 (gastritis); transferred to Egypt, and admitted to 19th General Hospital, Alexandria, 8 June 1915; transferred to Convalescent Camp, Mustapha, 22 June 1915.

Embarked Alexandria, 3 July 1915; rejoined Auckland Infantry Bn, Gallipoli, 8 July 1915.

Killed in action, 8 August 1915.

War service: 359 days (of which 320 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805, File 18053401

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