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Forename(s): William James
Place of Birth: Barrowford, Lancashire
Service No: 219327
Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Field Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 74th Battery
Date of Death: 1919-07-24
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: G. 36.
CWGC Cemetery: GHYLL UNDENOMINATIONAL BURIAL GROUND, BARNOLDSWICK
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: BARNOLDSWICK, YORKSHIRE
William James Jackson (born 20 April 1878) was the son of James and Margaret Jackson, née Layfield. James was born at Stansfield, Heptonstall, Yorkshire and Margaret at Burnley, Lancashire.
1881 Barrowford, Lancashire Census: New Road Side - William James Jackson, aged 2 years, born Barrowford, son of James and Margaret Jackson.
1891 Barrowford, Lancashire Census: 13, Ford Street - William J. Jackson, aged 12 years, born Barrowford, son of James and Margaret Jackson.
1901 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Commercial Hotel - William J. Jackson, aged 23 years, born Barrowford, Lancashire, son of James and Margaret Jackson.
1911 Barnoldswick, Yorkshire Census: Commercial Hotel, Church Street - William Jackson, aged 32 years, born Barrowford, Lancashire, son of James and Margaret Jackson.
William was married to Milly Hollows in 1914. Milly was born at Bacup, Lancashire c. 1888.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Gnr William J. Jackson, 219327, Royal Field Artillery.
A short biography of William is included in: ‘Barnoldswick - A small Town’s part in conflicts 1800 to 2014’ by Peter Ian Thompson (2014).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Gunner William James JACKSON
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Field Artillery
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