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Jack Henry SALT

Regimental number1752
Place of birthMerino, Victoria
SchoolCaralulup State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMerino, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Jack Salt, 34 Villamenta Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of illness 7 May 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Died of cerebro spinal meningitis.
Age at death18
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialAlbany Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Grave No. 846), Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
166
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Caralulup State School Roll of Honor ('In Honor of the Pupils of the Caralulpup State School who served the Empire in the Great War'), Victoria. Parents: Jack and Louisa SALT. Native of Talbot, Merino, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1692 Pte Ernest Talbot SALT, 60th Bn, killed in action, Needle Trench, Somme sector, France, 27 November 1916.
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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