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James Stanley JACOBS

Regimental number3152
Place of birthHay, New South Wales
SchoolCarrathool Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
AddressCarathool, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Jacobs, Carathool, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death19.10
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialGordon dump Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 18), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
91
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Elizabeth JACOBS, Carrathool, New south Wales. Native of Hay, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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