Jacob Gensberg

Alias Guinsberg, Ginsberg
Born 1872
Place Riga, Latvia
Ethnic origin Jewish
Religion Jewish
Family Wife Polly Ginsberg (nee Jacobs), married 1895 London; Children Israel Alfred (served in WWI), Harry, Rae, Rose
Residence before arrival at Australia London, 4 years
Arrived at Australia from England
on 18.11.1895
per Fifeshire
disembarked at Melbourne
Residence before enlistment Melbourne
Occupation 1899 boot maker, 1916 fruiterer; 1930 hotel keeper
Naturalisation 1899
Residence after the war Melbourne, Reid's Flat; Willawarrin, NSW; Kalinga, Qld
Died 6.04.1951, Brisbane

Service #1

Service number 5461
Enlisted 4.04.1916
Place of enlistment Ascot Vale, Vic
Unit 23rd Battalion; Australian Veterinary Hospital
Rank Private
Place Western Front, 1916-1917
Final fate RTA 12.03.1918
Discharged 21.06.1918 MU


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