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Frank Gordon JESS

Regimental number3953
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School, Bathurst, New South Wales
Other trainingServed in the Navy for two years.
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address115 Albion Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Jess, 129 Nelson Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 December 1916
Place of death or woundingDied in Hospital at Bristol, England
Place of burialBristol (Arno's Vale) Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 4), Gloucestershire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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