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  • 13398 Private Ernest Jackson died of wounds and is buried along with 31 other 9th battalion men in Philosophe British cemetery Mazingarbe, grave III. B. 39. Visited by John Morse and cross laid
Person Details
27 Dec 1898
Perlethorpe Nottinghamshire
Ernest Jackson was born in 1896 at Perlethorpe and was the son of William George a horseman on a farm and Emma Jane Jackson née Howlett of Perlethorpe village near Ollerton Newark. His father William George was born in 1858 at Carlton in Linderick and his mother Emma Jane Howlett was born in 1859 at Rossington, Yorkshire, they were married in 1883 their marriage was recorded in the Worksop registration district, they went on to have the following children, Alice b1885 Babworth, Edith b1887 Babworth, William Stephen b1892 Perlethorpe, Ernest b1896 Perlethorpe and Effie b1900 Perlethorpe. In the 1911 census the family are living at Perlethorpe village and are shown as William George 53yrs a horseman on a farm, he is living with his wife Emma 52yrs and their children William Stephen 19 yrs a joiner, Ernest 15 yrs a horseman on a farm and Effie 11 yrs.
In 1911 he was a horseman and in 1914 an apprentice blacksmith on Lord Manners' estate.
05 Mar 1918
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13398
Perlethorpe Nottinghamshire
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He enlisted at Worksop on 26 August 1914 aged 19 years and joined the 9th Battalion the following day. He served in Gallipoli and contracted dysentery in December 1915 and was first sent to Mudros and then Malta. On 25 January 1916 he was returned to UK, sailing on HMS Britannic (sister ship of Titanic). He then spent time in hospital and convalescing. Whilst at 3rd Reserve Battalion in Sunderland, he was given the chance of being invalided out of the army. This did not happen and on 6 June 1917 he was back with 9th Battalion. Until early 1918 he was a lance corporal but lost his stripe through drunkenness. The 9th Battalion was based near Mazingarbe until the final 100 days of the war. Between 1st and 6th March 1918, the battalion was in the front line during a quiet period. Ernest Jackson was killed in action and buried at Mazingarbe along with 31 others of the 9th Battalion.
Philosophe British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France - grave III. B. 39. Visited by John Morse and cross laid.
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  • 13398 Private Ernest Jackson died of wounds and is buried along with 31 other 9th battalion men in Philosophe British cemetery Mazingarbe, grave III. B. 39. Visited by John Morse and cross laid
    Ernest Jackson Grave - 13398 Private Ernest Jackson died of wounds and is buried along with 31 other 9th battalion men in Philosophe British cemetery Mazingarbe, grave III. B. 39. Visited by John Morse and cross laid