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Robert Edward JACKSON

Regimental number718
Place of birthMoonee Ponds Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronmonger
Address11 Latrobe Street, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Edward Jackson, 11 Latrobe Street, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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