|Place of birth||London England|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Father, A Jacobs, 114 Drayton Park, Holloway, London North, England|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Work near Mont St.Quentin on 2 September 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'During the attack East of MONT ST. QUENTIN near PERONNE on 2nd September 1918, this N.C.O.'s Company was met by very heavy machine gun fire, which was causing very heavy casualties. Corporal JACOBS dashed out with his Lewis Gun section, and by rushes and continuous fire from his Lewis Gun, he drove the enemy machine gunners out of their positions. During this action he was badly wounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal