Jackson, Harry Melville (Sergeant, b.1893 - d.1916)

Accession Number 1DRL/0379
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 3 wallets: 4 cm.
Object type Papers
Maker Jackson, Harry Melville
Place made Australia, Egypt, France
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/704
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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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.

History / Summary

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.

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