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Regimental number5385
Place of birthCambrian Vale, Goulburn, New South Wales
SchoolGoulburn Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressRiggsdale, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinBrother, S Jobson, Murray Flats, Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A49 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Roy Bert Jobson on NR
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialArras Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 6), Roglincourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma JOBSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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