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Gerald Victor JAESCHKE

Regimental number7027
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBakers Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Frederick Jaeschke, Bakers Hill, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Bar to Military Medal


Work near Morcourt on 8 August 1918.
Recommendation date: 13 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

MM Bar


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

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