William John Jackson

WWI Roll of Honour

By Lynette Wray

William John Jackson

         

Military History:        

 

Regiment:
Bedfordshire Regiment

Rank:
Private

Service Number:
14413

Date of Enlisting:                            

Date of death:
11.4.1915

 

Cemetery/ Memorial:
Oosttaverne Wood Cemetery, Heuvelland, Arrondissmeent Ieper, Belgium, Grave VI.H.15

UK Cemetery/Memorial:
Odsey War Memorial

 

William enlisted at Letchworth and served with the 1st Battalion of the Bedgfordshire Regiment, Regimental number 14413, in the Western European Theatre of War, France and Flanders.  He was killed in action on 11th April 1915.

William was awarded the 1914/15 Star, the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

He is commemorated on the Odsey War Memorial.

 

Family History:

 

Date of Birth:
5.6.1983

Birth Place:
Bygrave, Hertfordshire

Residence:
Bygrave, Hertfordshire

Marriage:
Single

 

William was the second son of William and Elisabeth (nee Barwick) of Bygrave, Hertfordshire.

Before enlisting William was a farm labourer.

 

 

Commentary:

Name:

William John Jackson

Birth Place:

Bygrave, Hertfordshire

Residence:

Bygrave, Hertfordshire

Death Date:

11.4.1915

Enlistment Place:

Letchworth

Rank:

Private

Regiment:

Bedfordshire Regiment

Battalion:

1st Battalion

Regimental Number:         

14413

Type of Casualty:

Killed in Action

Theatre of War:

Western Europe, France and Flanders

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