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Ernest Leslie JACKSON

Regimental number290
Place of birthWeeribee, Victoria
SchoolElsternwick State School
Address2 Edenthorpe Terrace, Kooyong Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs C R Jackson, 'Kooyong', Rochester, Victoria
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 November 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Clifton Rodway and Emily Jane JACKSON, 'Kooyong', Rochester, Victoria. Native of Werribee, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: [316] Lt Harold Lyons JACKSON, 2nd Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.

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