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Leslie Harold Newton JACKA

Regimental number254
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDraughtsman
AddressGouger Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Jacka, Gouger Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, A Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4124
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 1 December 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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