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Alfred Ernest JESSOP

Regimental number1157
Place of birthPorepunkah Victoria
OccupationEngine driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinB Jessop, Porepunkah, Victoria
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1120
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row T, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Anthony Benjamin and Matilda JESSOP, Basting Street, Northcote, Victoria

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