We remember Lancelot Shadwell Jennings

We remember Lancelot Shadwell Jennings

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1888
birth Takaka, Nelson Province, South Island New Zealand Source:9443537 Source:9443496 15th March 1888
1907
education Secondary education Nelson College Nelson South, Nelson, South Island New Zealand Source:9443496 7th March 1907
1915
location Waitaki High School, Oamaru, North Otago, South Island New Zealand school/college address Source:9443496 16th March 1915
1915
dates Age 27 Source:9443496 17th March 1915
1915
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Lieutenant 8/2502 Otago Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9443496 17th March 1915 - 17th May 1915
1915
employment Science Master - Teaching Waitaki High School Oamaru, North Otago, South Island New Zealand Source:9443496 17th March 1915
1915
enlistment Trentham Military Camp, Upper Hutt, nr Wellington New Zealand Source:9443496 17th March 1915
1915
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Lieutenant 8/2502 Otago Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:9443496 18th May 1915 - 29th February 1916
1915
marriage Bella Dytes Macintosh Jennings nee Cox Source:9443496 12th July 1915
1915
dates Age 27 Source:9443496 12th July 1915
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:9443496 1st October 1915 - 9th April 1916
1916
service New Zealand Expeditionary Force Captain 8/2502 Otago Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:9443537 1st March 1916 - 15th September 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9443496 April 1916 - 15th September 1916
1916
dates Age 28 Source:9443496 15th September 1916
1916
death Killed in Action Lancelot Shadwell Jennings was killed in action at the time of the Battle of the Somme. He was 28. the Somme battlefield area France Source:7976027 Source:9443537 15th September 1916
1917
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9443700 9th April 1917
burial London Cemetery And Extension CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Longueval, Somme France 2.C.2. Source:7976027

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Lancelot Shadwell
Initials LS
Last Name Jennings
Source 7976027
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Waitaki High School, Oamaru, North Otago, South Island New Zealand school/college address known 16th March 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 8/2502 Otago Infantry Regiment 1st Battalion Lieutenant
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 8/2502 Otago Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion Lieutenant
New Zealand Expeditionary Force 8/2502 Otago Infantry Regiment 2nd Battalion Captain
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Agnes Lavinia Jennings mother
Charles William Jennings father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Bella Dytes Macintosh Jennings nee Cox wife 12th July 1915
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-03-17 6'1"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-03-17 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Online Cenotaph: New Zealand Expeditionary Force

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Archives of New Zealand records for 8/2502 Lancelot Shadwell Jennings- NZEF Keith22624
CWGC website entry for 8/2502 Lancelot Shadwell Jennings - NZEF Keith22624
Find a Grave website entry on Lancelot Shadwell Jennings Keith22624
London Gazette 01 Jun 1917 Page 5429 - Mentioned in Despatches Keith22624

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