Jackson, Herbert Kohry (Corporal, b.? - d.1916)

Accession Number 1DRL/0378
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Letter
Maker Jackson, Herbert Kohry
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1928
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/663
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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Collection relating to the service of 3671 Corporal Herbert Kohry Jackson, 8 Battalion, AIF, Egypt, France, 1916. Collection includes photostat copies of letters written by Corporal Jackson to his family in Melbourne. Letters describe the voyage to Egypt; training in Egypt and active service in France. Location of original letters unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Served with the 8th Battalion, AIF. Killed in action 27 July 1916 at Pozieres. Orchardist, of Hawthorn, Victoria; born Hawthorn; educated at Auburn (Vic.) State School; enlisted in the AIF on 1 December 1915; age at time of death, 24 years 8 months.