JACKSON, Ernest

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Rank: Lance Corporal

Year of death: 1915

Date of birth: 1895

Date of death: 25/5/1915

Place of death:

Service number: 2035

Regiment: 5th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment

Medals:

Cemetery location: Section J

Where remembered?: Menin Gate panel 33

Biographical Information

Ernest was born in Scarborough, son of John and Zillah. John was a tailor with a shop 9/10 Queen St Scarborough. John later became a mayor and an alderman. Ernest attended Friarage School and then St Martin’s Grammar School, leaving in 1911 to work in his father’s shop. Ernest’s commanding officer wrote to his family saying that he was killed instantly when a shell burst in the trench.

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