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William Alexander JACKSON

Regimental number898
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
SchoolGrammar School, Albury, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
Address317 Glebe Point Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs H E Jackson, 317 Glebe Point Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 December 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Belgium
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialLancashire Cottage Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 5), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Helen JACKSON, 47 Arcadia Road, Glebe Point, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Albury, New South Wales

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