Albert Edward Jackson

Name

Albert Edward Jackson

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/10/1918
32

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
85535
Durham Light Infantry
15th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

AWOINGT BRITISH CEMETERY
I.G.11
France

UK Memorials

Woolmer Green Memorial
St Mary the Virgin Roll of Honour, Welwyn
Not on the Datchworth memorials

Pre War

Born in 1886 in Datchworth son of John and Elizabeth Jackson. His family were living at Datchworth Green in 1891 when his father was a gardener and they had moved to Keepers Cottage, Datchworth by 1901, when age 14, he was working as an agricultural labourer. He married Ethel Sear in late 1914 at Hendon and they had two children. He was employed on the New Railway at enlistment. Husband of Mrs E Jackson of New Road, Woolmer Green, Knebworth, Herts.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in May 1916 in Hitchin. Initially served with the Royal Engineers with service no. 287758. Presumably later transferred to Durham Light Infantry. Served in France and Flanders. Died of wounds.

Additional Information

Some records show him to be living in Stevenage.

Acknowledgments

June Colegrove, Adrian Pitts, Pat Bird, Brenda Palmer