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Jack JARRETT

Regimental number3756
Place of birthNana Glen, New South Wales
SchoolNana Glen Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDorrigo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William H Jarrett, Hillcrest, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 6 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot IX, Row E, Grave No. 6), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah JARRETT, Dorrigo, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2580 Corporal Stephen David JARRETT, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Trained on Salisbury Plain, England, until 28 October 1917, then went to France. Fought at Ypres, Messines and on the Somme.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Australia's Fighting Sons of the Empire', p. 177

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