George William Jackson (1897-1917)
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.
- Brother of Private JOHN JACKSON died of wounds, 10.6.1918.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Lance Corporal GEORGE JACKSON
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Tuesday, November 27, 1917
- record ID: 1754230
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #1754230)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #2069620)
- St. Barnabas Church Roll of Honour — see PDF #4