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Name:
Wilfred Jackson
Casualty No.:
Initials:
W
Service No.:
72251
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Hutton Magna
Age at Death:
19
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
1st Batt. Devonshire Regiment
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Hutton Magna
Civilian Employment:
Cause of Death:
died of wounds
Date of Death:
27-January-18
Place of Death:
France
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
Basastre Communal Cemetery
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Son of John and Mary Jackson

His brother Robert also served in the tank regiment but was gassed and sent home

Notes:

Quarry man

Wilfred's wooden cross grave marker was brought back from France and kept in his parents loft for over 60 years

Images:
Sources:
Family Details: Marian Lewis Talk July 19th 2014; Notes: Marian Lewis Talk July 19th 2014; First Name: Commonwealth War Graves Commision; Last Name: Commonwealth War Graves Commision; Service: Commonwealth War Graves Commision; Age at Death: Commonwealth War Graves Commision; Cause of Death: Commonwealth War Graves Commision; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor L:aw Union 1914; Last Name: Hutton Magna Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. RD/St 201); Initials: Hutton Magna Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. RD/St 201); Unit: Hutton Magna Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. RD/St 201); Teesdale Townships: Hutton Magna Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. RD/St 201); Cause of Death: Hutton Magna Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. RD/St 201); Place of Death: Hutton Magna Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. RD/St 201); Date of Death Day: Hutton Magna Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. RD/St 201); Date of Death Month: Hutton Magna Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. RD/St 201); Date of Death Year: Hutton Magna Roll of Honour (Durham Record Office ref. RD/St 201);