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Regimental number3114
Place of birthBannockburn, County of Stirling, Scotland
Place of birthBannockburn, Scotland
SchoolHarlixton and East State Schools, Toowoomba, Queensland
Other trainingBootmaker
Age on arrival in Australia5
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressEnoggera, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Jeffrey, Wesh and Norwood Streets, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in South African War 1901-1902 5th A.I.B. Discharged when time expired.
Enlistment date20 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3114A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularIn Anglo-Boer War was Pte No 411. Joined "Dungaree;s" here and marched 150 miles to Brisbane picking up Volunteers en route. Saw Service in Egypt in 25th Bn and in France 9th Bn. (Mother)
FateKilled in Action 20 April 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialRue-du-Bacquerot (13th London) Graveyard (Row F, Grave No. 38), Laventie, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary JEFFREY; husband of Annie JEFFREY, Taylor Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Family/military connectionsTwo brothers, Robert and John, both wounded in France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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