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Samuel Henry JACKSON

Date of birth22 August 1890
Place of birthBundaberg, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
AddressClothide Street, Mount Lawley, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, Lt R E Jackson, District Headquarters, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name11th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 15 November 1915

Mention in Despatches


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

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 4 March 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other details

Staff Captain, 11th Infantry Brigade, 1917; GSO(3), 3rd Australian Division, 1917-18.

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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