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Redvers James JACKETT

Regimental number3677
Place of birthEudunda, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressEudunda, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs F E T Jackett, Eudunda, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date27 December 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Discharge date13 December 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 4063 Pte James JACKETT, Australian Employment Company, returned to Australia, 6 November 1918; Brother: 4805 Pte Laurence Joseph JACKETT, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 22 September 1919; discharged (termination pf period of enlistment), Adelaide, 13 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JACKETT Redvers James

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