Victor Jacob JACOBSEN


JACOBSEN, Victor Jacob

Service Numbers: 2623, 2623A
Enlisted: 3 August 1915, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Elphinstone, Queensland, Australia, 3 August 1897
Home Town: Maclagan, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: Quinalow State School, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 23 July 1916, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Buried POZIERES BRITISH CEMETERY, OVILLERS-LA BOISSELLE memorial at Evergreen Cemetery Queensland Australia (Leisa Carney), Pozieres British Cemetery Ovillers-La Boisselle, Pozieres, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Maclagan & Quinalow District War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, Toowoomba, Queensland
21 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Brisbane
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623A, 12th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Leisa Lees

Son of Martin Christian Jocobsen & Katie Austin