John JAMISON

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JAMISON, John

Service Number: 1025
Enlisted: 10 December 1914, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Collinsfield, Redhill, South Australia, 17 October 1893
Home Town: Brinkworth, Wakefield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Ostler
Died: Illness (Measles), Egypt, 18 August 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row D, Grave 42 Headstone inscription reads: Sometime dear Jack we will understand, Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Cairo, Egypt
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1025, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Oaklands, SA
23 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1025, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
23 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1025, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
18 Aug 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 1025, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Frank and Gussey (nee McNamara) Jamison of Brinkworth, SA.

Brother of Minnie Jamison, Mary Jamison, Frank Jamison, Wilfred Jamison who returned to Australia on 5 July 1915 having served with the 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Albert Jamison, Elizabeth Jamison, Roy Jamison and Ivy Jamison

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal