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Henry Beckett Bathurst JACKSON

Regimental number3861
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
Other NamesHarry Beckett
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway guard
Address148 Burren Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29.8
Height5' 10"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Jackson, 148 Burren Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 September 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date10 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board , 15 September 1918; disembarked, Melbourne, 17 November 1918, for onward overland travel to Sydney; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound, left ankle), Sydney, 10 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 June 1945
Age at death59
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, JACKSON Henry Beckett Bathurst

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