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Robert James JACKSON

Regimental number9926
Place of birthTerang, Victoria
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address'St George', Beach Street, Coogee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, S J Jackson, 'Southport', Arden Street, Coogee, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Enlisted 20/10/1915. T.O.S. 21st AFA Bde., 15/5/1916, from 1st D.A.C. Mortally wounded 27/7/1916." as provided by father.
FateDied of wounds 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death25
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 609 Bdr. C W JACKSON, 55th siege Bty. K.I.A. 4/10/1917. Brother-in Law: 3319 Cpl. H F FENTIMAN, 5th M.G. Bn.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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