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Samuel William Jackson

Biography of Gunner Samuel William Jackson (340965)
76th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery

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Samuel William Jackson

Date of birth:

Place of Birth:
Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, England

Date of Birth Registration:
Oct-Dec 1884

Place of Birth Registration:
Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England



Wife’s Name:
Alice Baggaley

Date of Marriage:
April-June 1908

Place of Marriage:
Sleaford District

Wife’s Date of birth:

Wife’s Place of Birth:
Sutterton, Lincolnshire

Wife’s father:
Joseph H Baggaley

Wife’s Mother:
Milleston Porter


Father’s Name:
Robert Jackson

Father’s DOB:

Father’s Place of Birth:
Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, England

Father’s Occupation:
Farm Labourer

Mother’s Name:
Eliza Ellen Wood

Mother’s DOB:

Mothers POB:
Coleyweston, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1884 Peterborough District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
Samuel William Jackson, 1884, Yaxley
Ann Jackson, 1888, Borough Fen
Henry Jackson, 1890, Borough Fen
Joseph Jackson, 1891, Borough Fen
Eliza Ellen Jackson, 1892, Borough Fen
Maud Mary Jackson, 1892, Borough Fen
Mary Jackson, 1896, Borough Fen
George Jackson, 1897, Borough Fen
James Alfred Jackson, 1897, Borough Fen
Frederick Jackson, 1899, Borough Fen
Mary Elizabeth Jackson, 1899, Borough Fen
Plus 7 more which names are unknown taken from 1911 census

1891 Census
Samuel is living with his parents in Borough Fen

1901 Census:
Samuel is living with his parents in Borough Fen

1911 Census:
Samuel is living in Borough Fen with his wife Alice. The census gives him an age of 26 and he is listed as a labourer of farm.

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions:
None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Gunner Samuel William Jackson, 340965, 76th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery was killed in action on 24th June 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medal Card Index:
Samuel’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal

Haconby, plaque in St Andrew’s Church

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In Memory of Gunner Samuel William Jackson, 340965, 76th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 24 June 1917 Age 32
Husband of Alice Jackson, Newark Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln
Remembered with Honour, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Gravel Ref: XIV.D.8A

More information:

Samuel William Jackson



Military Service Timeline

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