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James Peter JACOB

Regimental number554
Place of birthAuckland New Zealand
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSeaman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs Ethel Brunton, Wrigley Street, Waihi, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit nameRoyal Australian Naval Bridging Train Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number34/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 15 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll554N
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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