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Thomas JACKSON

Regimental number4140
Place of birthBlackburn, England
SchoolGlusburn Board School, Crosshills, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressFriend, Mrs Edith Bradford, 147 Ramsden Street, Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, Richard Jackson, 6 Green Lane, Glusburn near Keighley, Yorkshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 21), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
170
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Henrietta JACKSON, 6 Green Lane, Glusburn, Keighley, Yorks, England. Native of Blackburn, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.

Now, 5 August 1916, reported 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Note, Red Cross File No 1420212: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills. 10.10.19.'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JACKSON Thomas
Red Cross File No 1420212

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