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Thomas Ignatius JACKSON

Regimental number6756
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressFarm 261, Leeton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height6' 0"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr T Jackson, Farm 261, Leeton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Citizen Military Forces (82A, North Broken Hill).
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret JACKSON. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date27 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 17 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917; marched in to 4th training Bn, 30 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 13 March 1917.

Found guilty, 15 March 1917, of being absent without leave from 8 pm, 13 March, until apprehended at 10.30 pm, 13 March 1917: forfeited 1 day's pay.

Taken on strength, 29th Bn, in the field, 6 April 1917.

Appointed Lance Corporal and Temporary Corporal, 4 October 1917.

Admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, 16 November 1917 (scabies); transferred to 50th Casualty Clearing Station, 18 November 1917; discharged to duty, 21 November 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 22 November 1917.

On leave to United Kingdom, 4 March 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 21 March 1918.

Taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 12 October 1918, and reverted to Lance Corporal.

Found guilty, 25 November 1918, of being absent without leave, 23-24 November 1918: reprimanded, and forfeited 2 days' pay under Royal Warrant.

On leave to Paris, 27 December 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 11 January 1919.

Admitted to 8th Field Ambulance, 26 January 1919 (soft chancre, venereal disease); transferred to 7th General Hospital (Venereal Disease Section), 29 January 1919; to England, 4 February 1919, and admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford; discharged, 10 February 1919, and marched in to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 6 days.

Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board HT 'Khyber', 31 March 1919 (invalid); disembarked Sydney, 15 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 27 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 January 1931
Age at death33
Place of burialLeeton Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JACKSON Thomas Ignatius

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