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Regimental number6042
Place of birthCannock, Staffordshire, England
SchoolCannock National School, Staffordshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDixie via Terang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, J Jackson, Hennesford Street, Cannock Staffordshire, England
Enlistment date14 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Was a prominent footballer. Played for several teams in his native district (in England). Colonist of 5 years". as provided by brother.
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 43), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth JACKSON. Native of Cannock, Staffs, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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