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William Frederick JACKSON

Regimental number895
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressLeongatha, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37.6
Height5' 5.25"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Frederick Jackson, Leongatha, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 February 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: overage, tachycardia), Sydney, 23 October 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 September 1925
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JACKSON William Frederick

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