Jack HERBERT

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HERBERT, Jack

Service Number: 384
Enlisted: 21 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Armidale, New South Wales, 1891
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Died of wounds - multiple shell wounds, 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 1 December 1915
Cemetery: Ari Burnu Cemetery, Gallipoli
Row I, Grave 10 Headstone inscription reads: Sadly missed by his sorrowing widow, Gwen Herbert
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Driver, SN 384, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Driver, SN 384, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Driver, SN 384, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
8 Jan 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 4th Infantry Battalion
19 May 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 4th Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 4th Infantry Battalion
1 Dec 1915: Involvement Sergeant, SN 384, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Sidney and Jessie Herbert of Umfolozie, Zululand,South Africa.

Husband of Gertrude Odelia Agnes Herbert of 'Heidelberg' Baylis Street, Wagga Wagga, NSW. Jack and Gertrude were married on 13 October 1914 by Rev. Angus King at the St David's Manse, Haberfield NSW

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

Also served with the Transvaal Scottish Rifles for 2 years