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Robert Edward JACKSON

Date of birth1 January 1886
ReligionMethodist
OccupationSoldier
Address39 Clotilde Street, Mount Lawley, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith M Jackson c/o Mr H D Vautin, Mine Office, care of Royal Standard Mine, Yuin, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: General List
Promotion date: 4 September 1917


Unit: AA&QMG 3rd Division

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 191 (12 December 1918).
Recommendation date: 9 April 1917

Distinguished Service Order


London Gazette 31684 of 12 December 1919.
Recommendation date: 5 October 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 6 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 30 November 1918

Brevet Lieutenant Colonel


Recommendation date: 6 October 1918

Legion D'Honneur Croix de Chevalier*


Recommendation date: *Unspecified

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George


Recommendation date: Unspecified

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Legion D'Honneur : Croix de Chevalier (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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