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Ronald Edward JACOBSON

Regimental number19303
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address27 Johnston Street, Balmain East, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinAunt, Mrs H Durning, 111 Darling Street, Balmain East, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade Ammunition Column
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death26
Place of burialFouilloy Communal Cemetery, (Row B, Grave 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John Martin and Selina Jacobson. Nataive of Balmain, Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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