Home Events Soldier – Jackson Brothers – Missing and Invalided

Soldier – Jackson Brothers – Missing and Invalided

June 1917

Mexborough and Swinton Times June 9, 1917

Private F Jackson
(York and Lancaster)

61 High St, Goldthorpe has been missing since April 21.

He went to France in May 1916, and has taken part in many fierce engagements, particularly on the Somme.

Before enlistment he was a surface worker at Hickleton Main.

From C.W.G.C.: (probably)
Firth Jackson
Rank: Private
Service No: 24011
Date of Death: 21/04/1917
Regiment/Service: York and Lancaster Regiment 10th Bn.

Panel Reference:Bay 8.

His brother (picture below)

Trevor Albert Jackson

joined the Army in January 1915, and was wounded on the following Whit Monday at Ypres.

He was invalided to Norwich, and returned to France in December 1915.

He was wounded again on March 9, 1917, and has been discharged from a French hospital and returned to the trenches.

Before enlistment he worked at Hickleton Main.