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Cropwell Butler Nottinghamshire.
He was the son of Thomas a police sergeant and Jane Anderson Jackson and the brother of Alicia Shore, Cecil Samuel (killed in action 15/9/1916) and Douglas Jackson. In 1911 they lived in Ruddington Nottinghamshire and later in Beeston Nottingham at 45, Denison Street and later 'Homeland' 91, Imperial Road. Evalyn Arthur's effects of £26/8s/11d were left to his father (Probate, Nottingham 5/7/1918).
He was a railway clerk.
28 Mar 1918
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Lance Corporal
1st Bn Coldstream Guards
Evelyn Arthur Jackson enlisted at Nottingham and landed in France on 5th September 1915. St. Hilaire Cemetery, Frevent, Grave Reference: V D 5
Evelyn's brother Private Cecil Samuel Jackson was killed in action on 15th September 1916. In memoriam Nottingham Evening Post dated 16th September 1918: 'JACKSON. – In loving memory of our dear sons & brothers, Pte. Cecil Samuel Jackson,Coldstream Guards, fell in action September 15th, 1916; also Lance-Cpl. Evelyn Arthur Jackson, Coldstream Guards, died of wounds March 28th, 1918, late of Denison-street, Beeston. They sleep beside their comrades, in distant graves unknown, but their names are written in words of love, in the hears they have left at home. – Sorrowing mother and father, sister, and brothers.' 'JACKSON. – In loving memory of my dear brothers, Pte. Cecil Samuel Jackson, Coldstream Guards, fell in action September 15th, 1916; also Lance-Cpl. Evelyn Arthur Jackson, Coldstream Guards, died of wounds March 28th, 1918. Never forgotten. – Loving brother Douglas.' 'JACKSON. – In loving memory of our dear brothers, Pte. Cecil Samuel Jackson, Coldstream Guards, fell in action September 15th, 1916; also Lance-Cpl. Evelyn Arthur Jackson, Coldstream Guards, died of wounds March 28th, 1918. Fond memories left behind, shattered hopes. – Sorrowing brother and sister, Tom and Maude, nephews.' 'JACKSON. – In loving memory of my dear brothers, Pte. Cecil Samuel Jackson, Coldstream Guards, fell in action September 15th, 1916; also Lance-Cpl. Evelyn Arthur Jackson, Coldstream Guards, died of wounds March 28th, 1918. Not a day dawns or a night returns but I think of them. – Sorrowing sister.' Notices courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
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