George William Jackson (1897-1917)

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George William Jackson

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

JACKSON, GEORGE WILLIAM. Lance Corporal. No 305256. 2/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Albion Street, Nottingham, 20.8.1897. Son of Inspector and Mrs Sarah Ann Jackson, 30 Hawthorne Terrace, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield. Educated St. Paul's School, Huddersfield. Employed as a colour blender by Messrs Kaye and Stewart Limited. Single. Enlisted 4.8.1914. Reported to have been killed by machine gun fire in Bourlon Wood whilst attending to wounded on 27.11.1917, aged 20 years. Has no known grave. Commemorated CAMBRAI MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; Huddersfield Drill Hall.
Brother of Private JOHN JACKSON died of wounds, 10.6.1918.

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