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Frank Birkbeck JACOB

Date of birth6 December 1889
ReligionChurch of England
AddressIngera, Homebush Road, Homebush, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Marjorie Brougham Jacob, 'Meyrilk,' Burlinton Road, Homebush, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment


Unit: 12th Artillery Battery AFA
Promotion date: 11 October 1916

Temporary MAJ

Promotion date: 5 May 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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