Herbert Gordon JACOB

Regimental number1152
Place of birthNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
SchoolMiller Street State School, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Other trainingEvening Course, Plumbing, Working Mens College
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H F Jacobs, 34 Clarence Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2093
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at sea
FateDied of wounds 2 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21.11
Family/military connections"Brother of Late No 33303 Gunner H H JACOB, 41st Battery 11th F.A.B. Killed in Action in France." as provided by ?
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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