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Name: William JACKSON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: W Service No.: 6694
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Gateshead, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 35
Unit: 2nd Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 19 Thorpe Avenue, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment: Miner at Addison Colliery.
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 7th August 1915
Place of Death:
Battle/Campaign: Second Battle of Ypres (Ieper), Belgium – Hooge Sector.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Addison Colliery War Memorial, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres (Ieper), Belgium – Panel 36 and 38.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
William was married and had a family.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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