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Tasman Contencin JACKSON

Regimental number2492
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolPrivate School, Hobart
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
Address294 Bathurst Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Jackson, 294 Bathurst Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialProspect Hill Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary JACKSON, 294 Bathurst Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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