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John Stewart (Jack) Wisdom (1889–1918)

Jack Wisdom has laid down his life for his country. Earlier cables stated that he had been severely gassed and was in a dangerous condition. The late soldier, who was about 27 years of age, was a son of the late Mr. J. B. Wisdom. Another brother, Major Frank Wisdom. M.C, is still on service. Private Wisdom sailed in September last, and at one time was an officer in the Commercial Bank, writes the 'Examiner.'

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'Wisdom, John Stewart (Jack) (1889–1918)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/wisdom-john-stewart-jack-20816/text31551, accessed 14 April 2024.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

1889
Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia

Death

19 April, 1918 (aged ~ 29)
France

Cause of Death

war wounds

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