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Gordon Hillier JACOB

Regimental number309
Place of birthSnowtown South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressKadina, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs. W. Jacob, Kadina, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2020 Pte Jack JACOB, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 29 July 1915; [770] Lt Kenneth Grant JACOB, 12th Bn, killed in action, 30 May 1918; Lt Colonel Ross Blyth JACOB, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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