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Herrick JACKSON

Regimental number1065
Place of birthCheshire England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationChemist
Address'Bebington', Dutton Terrace, Medindie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Jackson, 'Bebington', Dutton Terrace, Medindie, South Australia
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section B
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'From 25th April until 5th May, 1915, during operations near Gaba Tepe, for exceptionally gallant work and devotion to duty under heavy fire.'
Source: 'London Gazette' No. 6544
Date: 3 July 1915

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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