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Joseph William JACKSON

Regimental number880
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs Annie Fair, Oak Park, Goomalling, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 04-6 August 1916
Place of burialDelville Wood Cemetery (Plot XXXII, Row Q, Grave NO. 4), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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