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Jesse Randall LAKE

Regimental number2107
Place of birthNanango, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorth Gayndah via Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinSister, Mrs Francis Ann Neilsen, North Gayndah via Maryborough, Queensland
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 June 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Messines Battle, Belgium
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 4), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr C.E. and Mrs M.A. LAKE. Native of Nanango, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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