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Jack Colin BLACK

Regimental number1395
Place of birthBalmain New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPrinter
AddressLa Mascotte Burdett Street, Hornsby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Matilda Black, La Mascotte Burdett Street, Hornsby, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Work at Broodseinde during October 1917.
Recommendation date: 5 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 2 April 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 110
Date: 25 July 1918

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