Born in Invercargill, New Zealand. He was a Private in the Great War of 1914-1918 with the service number of 24/1090. He served in Egypt 1915-1916, Egyptian EF (?) 1916, then Western Europe 1916.  He was awarded the British War Medal and Victory Medal.  He commenced duty on 30 May 1915 and was finally discharged on 1 February 1917.  His brother Allan died in the battle of Armentierres and he was sent to be with him but missed by one day! On settling back in New Zealand he had discovered that his wife had died from the influenza epidemic and his only son died just before he was discharged . He remarried and became a lighthouse keeper until he retired around about 1953 or 54

British War Medal
Victory Medal

JAMIESON, Hugh Barbour
24/1090 Rifleman, New Zealand Rifle Brigade WW1
15599, Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand
Behobeho          East Africa 1915 - 1917          Nyangao          Kilimanjaro          Great War 1917          Belgium 1914 -18
Official website of the
Legion of Frontiersmen (New Zealand) Command
The Pro Patria Project - Listing of all decorated New Zealanders
Legion Stories from the past
Photographs from Conferences past in New Zealand
Decorated Frontiersmen
Contact the command
The Awards of the Legion
Past & present Patrons and Commandants of the Command