Pte Jobes F (MID)

A Kindly Man and a Good Soldier of “B” Company – KIA 29 December 1943

 

Awards

Date

Award
Citation
29-Dec-43
Mention in Dispatches (MID)

On 29 Dec 43 in area 2914 during a Coy attack this man’s platoon came under heavy shell fire severely wounding the platoon commander and all the sedition. leaders.  Still under heavy fire Pte JOBES proceeded to carry Cpl NETTLETON to a place of safety during which the Cpl died.  Pte JOBES then went forward to the platoon position and brought back another badly wounded  NCO, Sgt CURRY and succeeded in taking him to a place of safety.  Pte JOBES was killed in action 31 Dec 43.

NA
Unit
48th First Bn (WW 2)
Service number
B73013
Fate
Killed in action
Date of death
31-Dec-1943
Cemetery or memorial name
MORO RIVER CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
Grave or panel reference
V. B. 12.
Cemetery or memorial country
Italy
Where killed or wounded
NA
Age on date of death
37
Cause of death
Killed in action
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