Topic: Jay, John Edward

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Lance Corporal John Edward Jay, son of John and Eliza Jay of Looe, Cornwall. Husband of Mabel Jay of Liskeard, Cornwall. Working in Mapua at time of enlistment.

Full Name  John Edward Jay
Rank  Lance Corporal
Number  6/4071
Regiment / Battalion  10th Reinforcements, Canterbury Battalion, C Company, N.Z.E.F.
Parents  John and Elizabeth Jay, of Wayland, Looe, Cornwall
Spouse  Mabel Annie Jay, of Clifden Terrace, Liskeard, Cornwall, England
Age at Death  32
Date of Death  12 October 1917 (missing believed killed)
Cemetery / Memorial  Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Additional Information

John was working as a contractor in Mapua, Nelson with Ernest Gummow (also from Cornwall) at the time of enlistment. 

View the Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph record for John Jay


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Jay, John Edward

First Names:John Edward
Last Name:Jay
Place of Birth:Cornwall, England