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Albert Edward JACKSON

Regimental number2699
Place of birthChristchurch New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs R Jackson, corner of Victoria And Dryburgh Streets, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 3 August 1916

FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918

Military Cross

For conspicuous gallantry in action. He showed great coolness under heavy shell fire while making his final arrangements as bombing officer prior to the attack. Later he did fine work with his bombers in the enemy's trenches till he was seriously wounded

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