John Alfred Jacobson


Alias Olsen; Alfred Nelson

Born 1877

Place Vyborg, Finland (now Russia)

Ethnic origin Finnish

Religion Church of England

Arrived at Australia

Residence before enlistment Tamworth, NSW

Occupation Ship's carpenter, labourer

Service 1 (Depot)
service number N12474
enlisted 19.12.1915 (as Alfred Nelson)
POE Werris Creek, NSW
unit 34th Battalion
rank Private
final fate 10.03.1916 absent without leave

Service 2 (Depot)
service number 1155
enlisted 16.03.1916 (as John Alfred Jacobson)
POE Sydney
unit 2nd Battalion
rank Private
discharged 20.09.1916 MU

Naturalisation Served as naturalised British subject

Materials

Digitised service records (NAA) (Nelson)

Digitised service records (NAA) (Jacobson)

Applications to enlist in the AIF (NAA) (Jacobson)

Blog article

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