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Private Jack Jacobs

Name: Jack Jacobs
Birth Place: Minories, Middx.
Residence: New Court, Middx.
Death Date: 22 Aug 1917
Enlistment Location: Bow, Middx.
Rank: Private
Regiment: Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
Battalion: 2/4th Battalion.
Number: 203493
Type of Casualty: Killed in action
Theater of War: Aldershot
Comments: Formerly 2897, Royal Bucks Hussars.

Initials: J
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry
Unit Text: 2nd/4th Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars
Secondary Unit Text: formerly
Age: 21
Date of Death: 22/08/1917
Service No: 203493
Additional information: Son of Harry and Esther Jacobs, of 58, British St., Bow, London.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: VI. B. 2.

Please see:

The Attack on Pond Farm, 22nd August, 1917

The Attack On Pond Farm and Other Strong Posts, 21st -24th August 1917

Attack on Strongpoints, South East of St. Julian, 22nd August 1917

The Third Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele)

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