|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||3 wallets: 4 cm.|
Jackson, Harry Melville
|Place made||Australia, Egypt, France|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/704|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Jackson, Harry Melville (Sergeant, b.1893 - d.1916)
Collection relating to the service of 1766 Sergeant Harry Melville Jackson, 13 Battalion, Australia, Egypt, Gallipoli, France, 1915-1916. Collection consists of letters sent by Harry Jackson to his mother in Sydney, two diaries kept by Sergeant Harry Jackson, which together cover the period from May 1915 to February 1916, and a newspaper cutting referring to Private (later Lieutenant) John Buckle, 13 Battalion.
Biographical note: Served with the 13th Battalion, AIF. Died on 15 August 1916 in an advanced German dressing-station at Tilloy (Somme) of wounds received at Pozieres. Other biographical details concerning him are: of Sydney; born Glebe, NSW; educated at Sydney High School; enlisted in the AIF on 28 January 1915; age at time of death, 23.