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Place of Birth: Hawes, Yorkshire
Service No: 30656
Regiment / Corps / Service: East Yorkshire Regiment
Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion
Division: 21st Division
Date of Death: 1918-04-16
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 47 to 48.
CWGC Cemetery: ---
CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE
John Jackson was the son of Thomas and Hannah Jackson, née Allan. Thomas was born at Hawes, Yorkshire and Hannah at Ravenstonedale, Westmorland.
1901 Appersett, Yorkshire Census: Back Road - John Jackson, aged 5 years, born Hawes, Yorkshire, son of Thomas and Hannah Jackson.
1911 Appersett, Yorkshire Census: John Jackson, aged 15 years, born Hawes, Yorkshire, son of Thomas and Hannah Jackson.
The British Army Service Record for John Jackson exists but may be incomplete. [Information in John’s record mentions that a report had been received from the British Military Mission, Berlin, that Private Jackson died on the 21 April 1918 and was buried at Pont des Hein (Pont-du-Hem?) by the Germans.]
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte John Jackson, 20537, Yorkshire Regiment; 30656, East Yorkshire Regiment.
British Army WW1 Medal and Award Rolls: Pte John Jackson, 20537, 7th Yorks Regt.; 6th Yorks. Regt.; 30656, 1st E. York. R. Accepted Dead.
Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte John Jackson, 30656, E. Yks. Date and Place of Death: 16.4.18. France. Death presumed. To whom Authorised: Grantee of mo [mother's] Estate - Thomas Jackson. Amount Authorised: £20 16s. 5d.
John’s nephew, Sgt Thomas James Jackson, who was born at Appersett in 1922, lost his life in the Second World War. Thomas was a wireless operator/air gunner with 51st Squadron R.A.F. and died on the 20 December 1943 and is buried in Durnbach War Cemetery, Bayern, Germany.
A short biography of John is included in: ‘Wensleydale Remembered - The Sacrifice made by the Families of a Northern Dale 1914-1918 and 1939-1945’ by Keith Taylor (2004).
Data Source: Local War Memorial
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private John JACKSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Yorkshire Regiment
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 21st Division
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