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Claude Tasman JACK

Regimental number1839
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolAlbeura State School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationUpholsterer
Address40 St Georges Terrace, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jack, 40 St Georges Terrace, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 19 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Excellent services as despatch runner at Pozieres.
Recommendation date: 1 August 1916

FateDied of wounds 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 52), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Robert and Elizabeth JACK, 27 Queens Street, Sandy Bay, Tasmania. Native of Hobart, Tasmania

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