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Clement Belmore JACKA

Regimental number3480
Place of birthMelrose, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk and brewer
AddressMelrose, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Ann Jacka, Melrose, South Australia
Enlistment date27 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 30th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied as a result of accident 16 October 1918
Place of death or woundingJordan Valley
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialPort Said War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 13), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
4
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph Henry and Sarah Ann JACKA, Melrose, South Australia
Family/military connectionsCousins: Staff Nurse Edith Amelia REED, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 22 March 1919; 8954 Gunner William Charles REED, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919; Sister Ruby Mabel JACKA, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 28 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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