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Arthur JACOBSON

Regimental number860
Place of birthEvandale Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPoliceman
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Jacobson, Youngtown, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 3 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Launceston Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 November 1973

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