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Sidney Hubert JOUBERT

Regimental number3341
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolLismore District School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J E Joubert, Lismore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGrandson of Jules Joubert.
FateDied of wounds 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death21
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row AA, Grave No. 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jules Ernest and Elizabeth Jane JOUBERT, Holland Gardens, Caulfield, Victoria. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led an attack against an enemy strong point, which was holding up the advvance, capturing it and putting all the garrison out of actio. By this gallant act the attack was enabled to proceed and the final objective was captured.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 120
Date: 7 August 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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