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Harry Allen JACOB

Regimental number982
Place of birthFairfield, New South Wales
SchoolThe King's School, Parramatta, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Ingera', Homebush Road, Homebush
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A F Jacob, 'Ingera', Homebush Road, Homebush
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Newcastle, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 22 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of self-inflicted injuries 9 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Harry Alan Jacob on NR
Age at death25.10
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. 85), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Maude JACOB, "Ingera", Homebush Road, Homebush, New South Wales
Family/military connections"Brother of Frank Birkbeck JACOB. Major. Divisional Artillery. Mentioned in dispatches" as provided by father.

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