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Thomas Linthal JESSER

Regimental number2105
Place of birthLaura, South Australia
SchoolBaroota Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationColt breaker
AddressAberdeen, Burra, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jesser, Aberdeen, Burra, South Australia
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMont Huon Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 9B), Le Treport, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary Ann JESSER, Carlton Street, Fullarton, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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