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10 Jul 1895
He was the son of Thomas Alfred Jackson a clerk and collector of gas rents with Nottingham Corporation. He was the brother of Harold Egbert, Ida Winifred, Wilfred Arthur, Reginald Edmund and Francis Edwin Jackson. In 1911 they lived at 828 Woodborough Road and later at 'Westward Ho!' (both Mapperley Plains Nottingham).
In 1911 he was an estate agent's clerk.
28 Mar 1918
525992 - CWGC Website
Royal Garrison Artillery
Bombardier John Edgar Jackson, served with 135th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery, he died of wounds in the 2nd London Field Ambulance on 28th March 1918. He is buried in Roclincourt Military Cemetery.
Obituaries published in the Nottingham Evening Post dated 28th March 1919 :- “JACKSON. – In ever-loving memory of our dear brother Edgar, who died of wounds, March 28th, 1918. Sweet is the memory of departed worth. – Affectionate brothers and sisters. “JACKSON. – In affectionate remembrance of our dear brother, Edgar, who died of wounds, March 28th, 1918. – Eddie and wife. “JACKSON. – In proud memory of Bombardier John Edgar Jackson, Royal Garrison Artillery, killed in Vimy Ridge, March 28th, 1918.” Above obituaries are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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