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George JACKSON

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Surname: JACKSON

Forename(s): George

Place of Birth: Cowling, Yorkshire

Service No: 61333

Rank: Sergeant

Regiment / Corps / Service: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

Battalion / Unit: 'A' Battalion

Division: ---

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1918-05-27

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: ---

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: CHATBY MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: COWLING, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

George Jackson was the son of William and Mary Ann Jackson, née Stephenson. William was born at Queensbury and Mary at Cowling, Yorkshire.

1891 Cowling, Yorkshire Census: Freegate - George Jackson, aged 6 years, born Cowling, son of William and Mary Ann Jackson.

1901 Cowling, Yorkshire Census: Ickornshaw - George Jackson, aged 16 years, born Cowling, son of William Jackson (married).

George died when the HT 'Leasowe Castle' was torpedoed and sunk on the 27 May 1918, off Alexandria.

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Sjt George Jackson, 21815, R. War. R.; 61333, M.G.C. O/i/c M.G.C. Rec[ord]s requests auth[ority] to dispose of medals 5.5.22.

British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Sgt George Jackson, 21815, R. War. R.; 61333, M.G.C. Assumed Drowned 27.5.18.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: A/Serg. George Jackson, 61333, M.G.C. Date and Place of Death: 27.5.18. Believed drowned "Leasower [sic] Castle". To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Sister - Elizabeth Holden. £5 0s. 11d. Sister - Emily Whiteoak. £2 10s. 5d. Sister - Hannah Bottomley. £2 10s. 5d. Brother - Wm. £2 10s. 5d. Brother - John. £2 10s. 5d.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Sgt George Jackson, 61333, 271st Co. M.G.C. Date and Place of Death: 27.5.19 [sic] drowned at sea. "Leasowe Castle". To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Sister - Hannah. £8 4s. 8d. Sister - Emily Whiteoak. £16 9s. 2d. Sister - Elizabeth Holden. £8 4s. 7d. Brother - John. £8 4s. 7d. Brother - Willie. £8 4s. 7d.

Data Source: Local War Memorial

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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

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Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: JACKSON

Forename(s): George

Born: Cowling, Yorks

Residence: Cowling

Enlisted: Halifax

Number: 61333

Rank: Sergt

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps

Battalion: (Infantry)

Decorations:

Died Date: 27/05/18

Died How: Died

Theatre of War: At Sea

Notes: Formerly 8548, W. Riding Regt.

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

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Surname: JACKSON

Forename(s): George

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 61333

Rank: Serjeant

Regiment: Machine Gun Corps (Infantry)

Unit: 271st Coy.

Age:

Awards:

Died Date: 27/05/1918

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