Studio portrait of 3207 Private (Pte) George Henry Jackson, 1st Pioneer Battalion, of Kempsey, ...

Accession Number P08173.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file JPEG
Maker Unknown
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 3207 Private (Pte) George Henry Jackson, 1st Pioneer Battalion, of Kempsey, NSW. A labourer prior to enlistment, Pte Jackson embarked with the 7th Reinforcements from Sydney on HMAT Borda on 17 October 1916. He had previously enlisted with the 36th Battalion on 14 February 1916 and was discharged on 5 April 1916. Whilst serving with the 1st Pioneer Battalion he was allocated the new service number 3207A. On 28 October 1917 Pte Jackson was killed in action in Belgium, aged 19.