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Sgt. Albert Charles Jennings

Birthplace: Nelson, Tasman, South Island, New Zealand
Death: June 07, 1917 (37)
Messines, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium (World War I: Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: [Panel 10], Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Messines, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Immediate Family:

Son of James Jennings and Susan Jennings

Occupation: Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Find A Grave ID: 13808735
Service No SA: 4246
Service No WWI: 6/1887
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Sgt. Albert Charles Jennings

Sergeant in CIR, file number 6/1887. Son of James and Susan Jennings, of Weka St., Nelson. Served in the South African Campaign.

Anglo Boer War (1899-1902)

  • Service No: SA4246
  • New Zealand Mounted Rifles 7th Contingent 23rd Company (Nelson Rifles)
  • Fell sick in SA and upon arrival in NZ July 1902 was admitted with Dysentery
  • Transvaal Police – Pretoria – 1902
  • Constable of the A Section, City Police

World War I (1914-1918)

  • Service No: 6/1887
  • New Zealand Expeditionary Force 4th reinforcements
  • 2nd Battalion Canterbury Regiment
  • 1915, August 7: Wounded at Gallipoli.
  • 1916, July 7: Wounded at Etaples, France.
  • 1917, June 7: Killed in action in Belgium.
  • Age: 37


  1. Cenotaph:
  2. New Zealand and World War One Roll of Honour: / Ref 10.4.2021
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Sgt. Albert Charles Jennings's Timeline

September 9, 1879
Nelson, Tasman, South Island, New Zealand
June 7, 1917
Age 37
Messines, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
June 7, 1917
Age 37
Messines, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium