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Walter Bentley JACKSON

Regimental number1953
Place of birthMoonta, South Australia
Place of birthMoonta Mines, South Australia
SchoolFremantle & Bunbury State Schools, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressPolice Quarters, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Charles Jackson, Police Quarters, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
113
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth JACKSON, "Kingston", 92 Watkins Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia

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