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Regimental number4063
Place of birthBodmin, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCarlyle Street Rose Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44.3
Height5' 6"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Francis Elizabeth Teresa Jackett, Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Discharge date8 March 1917
Family/military connectionsSon: 3677 Pte Redvers James JACKETT, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 22 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 6 November 1918; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Sydney, 8 March 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 November 1951
Age at death80
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 20, Grave No. 51), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, JACKETT James

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