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John Thomas JACOBS

Regimental number2853
Place of birthGlen Innes, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationRailway porter
AddressLambeth Street, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Elizabeth Jacobs, Lambeth Street, Glen Innes, New South Wales
Previous military service13th Infantry
Enlistment date16 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Martha JACOBS. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 July 1939
Age at death42
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales

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