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Jacob Robert KUCKS

Regimental number2912
Place of birthCoulsen
SchoolIpswich State School, Ipswich, Queensland
Age on arrival in Australia25.3
ReligionCongregational
OccupationBuilder
AddressBooral, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Kucks, John Street, Rosewood via Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceRosewood Rifle Club
Enlistment date16 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.3
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 9), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Carl and katherina Kate KUCKS. Native of Ipswich, Queensland

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