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Eskine Heather Stonaway JACKSON

Regimental number6186
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolPyrmount Superior School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address3 Edith Street, St Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Jackson, 3 Edith Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 31 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 April 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Erskine Heather Jackson on NR
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21.1
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Margaret JACKSON, 3 Edith Street, St. Peter's Sydney. Native of Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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