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Alfred James JESSEP

Regimental number1785
Date of birth--/04/1870
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address86 Ebbey Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Jessep, 86 Ebbey Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name19th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Company Engineers
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ENG Div
Promotion date: 12 December 1915

Lieutenant


Unit: ENG Div
Promotion date: 5 March 1916

Captain


Unit: ENG Train Depot Perm Super List
Promotion date: 12 November 1918

FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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