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Jack Mainwaring JACKLYN

Regimental number7304
Place of birthFranklin, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressChermside, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, J H Jacklyn, Chermside, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 August 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Battery 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Discharge date6 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 21238 Driver Clifford John JACKLYN, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 4 June 1919; 39309 Driver Richard George JACKLYN, 4th Division Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 18 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 21 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 20 March 1916.

Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, 18 July 1916 (neurasthenia); transferred to 18th General Hospital, Camiers, 7 August 1916; transferred to England, 7 August 1916, and admitted to East Leeds War Hospital, 8 August 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HS 'Karoola', 16 October 1916; discharged (medically unfit), 6 May 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 November 1961
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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