Albert George Joseph Jackson
From Our Contribution
|Date of Birth||12 Oct 1898|
|Place of Birth||Byford, Western Australia|
|Place of Death||Northampton, Western Australia|
5'9½" (1.76m) tall ; 44 years, 8 months|
"years,8months" is not declared as a valid unit of measurement for this property.; tanned complexion ; brown eyes ; dark hair
|Address||Hampton road, Northampton, Western Australia|
|Next of Kin||Wife , Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Jackson|
|Date of Enlistment||22 Jun 1943|
|Unit/Formation||10th Australian Garrison Battalion|
|Post War Details|
|Fate||Remained in Australia|
During 1932 Albert married Annie E Cairn in Northampton. (1909 - 1963) Their children were Nellie, Albert, Leonard, Annette, Gerald, and Stephen.
Electoral Roll entries: 1922 - 1925 at Walkaway, labourer; 1931 - 1937 at Ogilvie, farm labourer; 1943 at Northampton, labourer
Enlisted at Karrakatta on 22 Jun 1943. At the time of his enlistment he had six children under 16 years of age. Initially was in a General Reserves unit before being sent to the 13th Australian Infantry Training Battalion at Northam on 5 Jul 1943. On 4 Jan 1944 he changed his religion from Catholic to Methodist, and on 15 Feb 1944 he was posted to the 19th Australian Garrison Battalion. On 1 Jul 1943 Albert was deemed to be proficient for pay, before having it withdrawn on 1 Sep 1944.
On 4 Nov 1944 Albert was transferred to the 10th Australian Garrison Battalion, with his proficiency pay restored on 1 Aug 1944. On 25 Jan 1945 he was detached to the 10th Australian Base Stores Platoon RAE. From 20 to 25 Aug 1945 Albert required hospital attention from the York District Hospital after which he returned to the stores platoon until 27 Nov 1945 when he moved to Western Command Recruit Reception & General Details Depot to undertake his discharge which occurred on 7 Dec 1945.
Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1954 at Northampton, labourer