John Jackson (1898-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
John 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, JOHN. Private. No 58961. 1/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment. Born East Parade, Huddersfield 15.11.1898. Son of Inspector and Mrs Sarah Ann Jackson, 30 Hawthorne Terrace, Crosland Moor. Educated St. Paul's School, Huddersfield. Employed as a cloth finisher. Single. Enlisted 24.4.1917. Died of gunshot wounds to the thigh, 10.6.1918, aged 20 years. Buried RETHEL FRENCH NATIONAL CEMETERY. Grave location:- No 1713.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor.
Brother of Private GEORGE WILLIAM JACKSON killed in action, 27.11.1917.

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