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Albert Edward JACKSON

Regimental number552
Date of birth--/08/1894
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJoiner
AddressSt Albans, 81 Samuel Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J O Jackson, 81 Samuel Street, St. Peters, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCPL SGT
Unit name1st Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF53
Promotion date: 20 January 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: INF53
Promotion date: 6 September 1916

Captain


Unit: INF53
Promotion date: 22 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Medals

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. He showed great coolness under heavy shell fire while making his final arrangements as bombing officer prior to the attack. Later he did fine work with his bombers in the enemy's trenches intill lhe was seriously wounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 184
Date: 14 December 1916

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