John JACKSON

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JACKSON, John

Service Number: 1572
Enlisted: 16 December 1914, Enlisted at Enoggera, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maidstone, Kent, England, 1875
Home Town: Beerwah, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engine Driver
Died: Killed in action, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 1, Row D, Grave 19 Chaplain J.C. McPhee officiated Headstone inscription reads: Honest, True, Upright * brave for King and Empire his life he gave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

16 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1572, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Enoggera, QLD
13 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1572, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
13 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1572, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin, not specified of known, resided in Marston, Kent, England but believed to be deceased

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal issued to J.W. Manners of Beerwah, QLD a good friend. John had no known living relatives

Had previously served in the British Territorials