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Ernest Bede JACKSON

Regimental number1050
Place of birthBunnythorpe, Manawatu, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia4.6
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor tyre fitter
Address144 Prince Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, G A Jackson, Whitiango, Mercury Bay, New Zealand
Enlistment date20 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme - France
Age at death27.2
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHermies British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Albert and Mary Ann Julie JACKSON, Whitianga, Mercury Bay, New Zealand. Native of Bunnythorpe, Manawatu, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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