Jeffrey Frederick Raoul ULCOQ

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ULCOQ, Jeffrey Frederick Raoul

Service Number: 7295
Enlisted: 16 July 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 5th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Mackay, Queensland, Australia, 23 January 1896
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Wounds, Le Sars, France, 5 March 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Martinpuich British Cemetery
Tree Plaque: Yeronga Avenue of Honour
Memorials: Annerley Stephens Shire Council Residents Honour Board 1, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Brisbane Grammar School Memorial Library WW1 Honour Board 2, Yeronga War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Brisbane, Queensland
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 7295, 5th Field Artillery Brigade
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 7295, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Persic, Sydney

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Biography

"...7295 Gunner (Gnr) Jeffrey Frederick Raoul Ulcoq, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, of Yeronga, Qld. A clerk prior to enlisting in July 1915, Gnr Ulcoq embarked with the 13th Battery from Sydney on board HMAT Persic (A34) on 18 November 1915. After further training in Egypt, he arrived in France for service on the Western Front on 25 March 1916. On 5 March 1917, Gnr Ulcoq died of wounds received in an accidental explosion at La Sars, France. He was 21 years of age. Gnr Ulcoq was one of three brothers who enlisted: Lieutenant (Lt) Oliver Eugene Ulcoq, 46th Battalion, returned to Australia in 1919; Lt Rene Anthony Ulcoq, 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column, also returned to Australia in 1919, and was awarded the Military Cross in 1920." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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