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Fredrick Arthur JACKA

Regimental number3604
Date of birth22 March 1884
Place of birthMelrose, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressWayville West, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olga Jacka, c/o Mrs T Spratt, Welland Avenue, Welland, South Australia
Enlistment date14 August 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 September 1919
Family/military connectionsSister: Sister Ruby Mabel JACKA, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 28 August 1919; Cousins: 2474 Lance Corporal Leslie Melrose ROBINSON, 5th Pioneer Bn, effective abroad; 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; 3480 Pte Clement Belmore JACKA, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, died as a result of accident, 16 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 March 1949

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