Clifford JACOBS

Regimental number2118
Place of birthPort Augusta South Australia
AddressHenley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Jacobs, Henley Beach Road, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 6 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Courage, devotion to duty and valuable service. (Hermies 9 April 1917)'
Recommendation date: 13 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

Military Medal

'On the morning of 9/4/17 during the attack on Hermies, he displayed great coolness in assisting Lieut. PRICE to capture six Germans who had caused a lot of casualties by sniping. He afterwards did valuable work in the construction of a machine gun emplacement under shell fire as part of the strong point and set a splendid example of courage and devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917