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William Hart JACKSON

Regimental number661
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolSouth Brisbane State High School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A G Jackson, Ashton Street, Wynnum, Queensland
Previous military serviceSergeant in Army Service Corps.
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 April 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 23), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Elizabeth JACKSON, Ashton Street, Wynnum, Queensland

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