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Sydney Tasman JACOBS

Regimental number273
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs K Jacobs, Valetta, Greville Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date11 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded (shell, severe concussion), Gallipoli, 2 May 1915; evacuated to Hospital Ship 'Goorkha', Alexandria, 3 May 1915; to England and admitted to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 13 August 1915; discharged, 17 September 1915. Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth (defective eyesight), 8 October 1915; discharged, 11 November 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 January 1976
Age at death85

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