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Richard Thomas JACKSON

Regimental number1939
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
SchoolPrivate School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressLake Denman, Youngerina via Bourke, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Charlotte Byrne, Spring Park, Youngerina via Bourke, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Special Memorial, No. 27), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Edith BYRNE. Native of Bourke, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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