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Tittleshall, Norfolk
William Henry Jackson was the son of Henry Jackson and Emily Calaby who married in the Mitford registration district of Norfolk in 1883. Their children included: Mabel Grace (b.1884), Gertrude (b.1885), William Henry (b.1887), Amelia (b.1889), Arthur John (b.1891), John (b.1893), Edith May (b.1897), Gladys (b.1899) and Herbert (b.1901). The family lived at: Summer End, East Walton, Norfolk [C.1891]; 59 Holden Street, Radford [C.1901]; 11 Vane Street, Radford Woodhouse [C.1911]. Henry Jackson, a maltster, probably died at Nottingham, aged 47, in 1909 while his wife, Emily, died at Nottingham in 1928, aged 64. It has not proved possible to identify William Henry Jackson on the 1911 census. The death notice placed in the Nottingham Evening Post gave his address as 27 Lievers Street, Radford Woodhouse [3/4/1917].
Card puncher for lace trade (C. 1901) Warp lace hand (C. 1911)
30 Nov 1916
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Lance Corporal
8th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
He enlisted at Nottingham with 8th Bn. Sherwood Foresters [Service No.51909] on 11th December 1915; mobilised on 13 June 1916; embarked for France 14 November 1916; transferred to 8th Bn. North Staffordshire Regiment on 2 December 1916; killed in action in France. He was buried in the Chambrecy British Cemetery, Marne, France.
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