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Jack BLACK

Regimental number5256
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Other NamesNETTLESHIP (Correct name), Hector
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShip's steward
AddressSt Peters, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr E Nettleship, Elgin Street, West Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Alice Maud NETTLESHIP
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 July 1935
Age at death39
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, New South Wales

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