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Percy Edward JACKSON

Place of birthEganstown, via Daylesford, Victoria
SchoolEganstown State School, via Daylesford, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommission agent
AddressThomas Street, Broken Hill West, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Thomas G Jackson, c/o A J Jackson, 5 Stawell Street, Kew, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with Militia - "Panota Corp." Sth. East Sth Australia - Later Lient. 82 Inf. Militia Force from which unit he enlisted in the A.I.F. (details provided by brother)
Enlistment date16 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.1
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Lucy JACKSON. Native of Victoria

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