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Leslie Gordon JACOBS

Regimental number1560
Place of birthStepney, South Australia
SchoolNorwood Public School, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPlumber
AddressMrs A Anderson, 55 Young Street, Kent Town, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinEmily Anderson, Young Street, Kent Town, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military service
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 08-13 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death13 May 1915
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward JACOBS and E. ANDERSON, his wife, 35 Young Street, Kent Town, South Australia. Native of Stepney, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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