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Charles Edward JESSOP

Regimental number7869
Place of birthUpper Brogo, New South Wales
SchoolPurn Burn Public School, Bega Public School and Convent School, Bega, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressQuaama, Upper Brogo, via Bega, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr I W Jessop, Quaama, Upper Brogo, via Bega, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWas one of the champion Athletes of the Far South East in all athletic games. (Father)
FateKilled in Action 9 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHorn Wood
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 25), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Maria JESSOP, Upper Brogo, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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