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Percy Kingsley JACOBS

Regimental number325
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolGawler Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressBlance Street, Gawler South, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lavinia Jacobs, Blance Street, Gawler South, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBerks Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 25), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Lavinia JACOBS, Blanche Street, Gawler, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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