Major

Benjamin Stevens Jordan

Conflict: 
WW1
Additional Information: 

Son of Mr. S. and the late Ellen Jordan, of Rangiora; husband of Elsie C. Jordan, of 136, Bishop St., St. Albans, Christchurch.

References:
  • CWGC
  • Archives New Zealand
NZ WAR GRAVES
CONTRIBUTED

Public Contributions:

The picture is a piece of a plane brought back from WW1 by Albert Edward Allpress (3/155), who worked at Codford hospital at the time of Major Ben Jordan's death.

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
6/1109
Name:
Benjamin Stevens Jordan
Rank: 
Major
Date of Birth:
17 December 1883
Place of Birth: 
Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Next of Kin: 
Frederick William S. Jordan (father), Rangiora, New Zealand|Fred W.S. Jordan, care of Perrott, Holcroft, and Co., Rangiora, New Zealand|Mrs Elsie C. Jordan (wife), Glenmore, Omihi, North Canterbury, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
Church Street, North Rangiora, New Zealand|Rangiora, New Zealand|Unknown address
Occupation on Enlistment:
Clerk|Registered accountant|Accountant
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
NZEF, Canterbury Regiment

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Died of accidental injuries
Date of Death:
24 May 1918
Day of Death:
Friday
Age at Death: 
34
Conflict: 
WW1

Embarkation Details

Bodies of Embarkation:

8th Contingent
Main Body
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Places of Embarkation:

Lyttelton, New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:

HMNZT 11
HMNZT 45
Vessels:

Athenic
Waitemata
Destinations:

Suez, Egypt
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
130
Cemetery Location: 
United Kingdom
Benjamin Stevens Jordan
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