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Clifford JACOBS

Regimental number1933
Place of birthCherry Gardens, Clarendon, South Australia
SchoolCherry Gardens Public School, Clarendon, South Australia
AddressCherry Gardens, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Jacobs, Cherry Gardens, South Australia
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1933A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death23.10
Place of burialEtretat Churchyard Extension (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cherry Farm Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Thomas (d. 30 August 1923, aged 71; bu. Cherry Farm) and Maria (d. 6 October 1946, aged 87; bu. Cherry Farm) JACOBS, Cherry Gardens, South Australia

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