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George JACKSON

Regimental number1674
Place of birthWarwick, Queensland
SchoolBulimba State School, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Miss Kate Jackson, c/o Mrs Ball, Water Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSanctuary Wood Cemetery (Plot V, Row J, Grave No. 20), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary JACKSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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