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Jackson, George (2889)

Place of Birth: South Melbourne, VIC

Age: 21 years 5 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 25 July 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2889 view online service record

369 Dorcas Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Ethel May Jackson (mother)
369 Dorcas Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Friday, 20 October 1916
Ship: HMAT Port Lincoln A17
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 2nd Pioneer Battalion – 6th Reinforcements

KIA: Sunday, 12 May 1918
Place: France

Father: George Jackson (135)

Private, 24 Infantry, killed in action 12 May, 1918, France, aged 23, commemorated Ribemont Communal Cemetery Extension, France

2889A   (Parents : George and Ethel May Jackson, born South Melbourne, educated ? 35 Chessell Street? Enlisted 369 Dorcas Street, his mother shown as next of kin and with his father noted as serving in the A.I.F., next of kin later shown as a sister Elsie Amy JACKSON at the Dorcas Street address, later in Brunswick.  His father, 135 George JACKSON enlisted August, 1914 at 38 years, his wife then shown at on the corner of Ingles and Station Streets, Port Melbourne, returned September, 1917 with chronic rheumatism)

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