Leo Clarence JURY

Regimental number12/770
Date of birth28 June 1894
Place of birthNew Plymouth
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKnox Street, Hamilton
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.3
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSamuel Jury, Waikato Stables, Hamilton
Previous military serviceServed in A Company, 11th Regiment, Territorial Force; serving in 16th (Waikato) Regiment at time of NZEF enlistment.
Enlistment date13 August 1914
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 rankLance Corporal
Final unit1st Battalion, Auckland Infantry Regiment
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 25 January 1919
Discharge date11 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 12795 Bert JURY
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 25 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of engagement), 11 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death28 September 1976 Auckland
Age at death82
SourcesArchives New Zealand (Wellington), Series 18805, File 18055161

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