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Alfred Lachlan JACK

Regimental number1432
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
SchoolWest Christchurch School, Christchurch, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia31
OccupationCabinet maker
Age at embarkation33.5
Next of kinMuriel Jack, 149 Flemington Road, North Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name14th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialHill 60 Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 1), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Catherine JACK, 201 Hereford Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, JACK Alfred Lachlan

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