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John JACKSON (1)

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Surname: JACKSON

Forename(s): John

Place of Birth: Hawes, Yorkshire

Service No: 30656

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: East Yorkshire Regiment

Battalion / Unit: 1st Battalion

Division: 21st Division

Age: 23

Date of Death: 1918-04-16

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: Panel 47 to 48.

CWGC Cemetery: ---

CWGC Memorial: TYNE COT MEMORIAL

Non-CWGC Burial: ---

Local War Memorial: HAWES, YORKSHIRE

Additional Information:

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

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Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---

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Private John JACKSON

Private John JACKSON

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Yorkshire Regiment

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: East Yorkshire Regiment

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 21st Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 21st Division

Data from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 Records

Soldiers Died Data for Soldier Records

Surname: JACKSON

Forename(s): John

Born: Hawes

Residence:

Enlisted: Leyburn, Yorks

Number: 30656

Rank: Private

Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment

Battalion: 1st Battalion

Decorations:

Died Date: 16/04/18

Died How: Killed in action

Theatre of War: France & Flanders

Notes: Formerly 20537, Yorks Regt.

Data from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Records

CWGC Data for Soldier Records

Surname: JACKSON

Forename(s): John

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: 30656

Rank: Private

Regiment: East Yorkshire Regiment

Unit: 1st Bn.

Age: 23

Awards:

Died Date: 16/04/1918

Additional Information: Son of Thomas and Hannah Jackson, of Appersett, Hawes, Yorks.

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St Margaret's Churchyard, Hawes

St Margaret's Churchyard, Hawes

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21 July 1916

HAWES – Soldier Wounded

Pte. J. Jackson, 14th Yorks., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson, Appersett, Hawes, is in hospital at Southampton suffering from shrapnel wounds in the arm and legs.–Pte. T. Jackson, son of Mrs. Jackson, Hawes, has also been wounded, and is in hospital.

18 April 1919

HAWES – A MISSING SOLDIER

Can any soldier or returned prisoner give any news concerning Private J. Jackson (30656), 1st East Yorks. Regiment, wounded and missing on the 16th April, 1918. Any information would be gratefully received by his father at Appersett, Hawes, Yorks

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21 May 1915

RECRUITS

Six more recruits left Hawes for Richmond on Wednesday viz. Anthony Fawcett, William Johnson, James Moore, Simon Moore, John Jackson and John Metcalfe.

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