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William Walter JESSUP

Regimental number209
Place of birthWest Scottsdale, Tasmania
SchoolState School
Other trainingCarpentering
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressScottsdale, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Florence Ethel Jessup, Scottsdale, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A 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 Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 October 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 41), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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