Biography of Gunner Samuel William Jackson (340965)
76th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery
Died 24th June 1917

Soldier

  • Name: Samuel William Jackson
  • Date of birth: 1884
  • Place of Birth: Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, England
  • Date of Birth registration: October – December 1884
  • Place of Birth Registration: Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England

Father

  • Name: Robert Jackson
  • DOB: 1863
  • Place of Birth: Yaxley, Huntingdonshire, England
  • Occupation: Farm Labourer

Mother

  • Name: Eliza  Ellen Wood
  • DOB: 1859
  • Place Of Birth: Collyweston, Northamptonshire
  • Marriage: 1884 Peterborough District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • Samuel William Jackson, 1884, Yaxley
    Ann Jackson, 1888, Borough Fen
    Henry Jackson, 1890, Borough Fen
    Joseph Jackson, 1891, Borough Fen
    Eliza Ellen Jackson, 1892, Borough Fen
    Maud Mary Jackson, 1892, Borough Fen
    Mary Jackson, 1896, Borough Fen
    George Jackson, 1897, Borough Fen
    James Alfred Jackson, 1897, Borough Fen
    Frederick Jackson, 1899, Borough Fen
    Mary Elizabeth Jackson, 1899, Borough Fen
    Plus 7 more which names are unknown taken from 1911 census

Census

  • 1891: Samuel is living with his parents in Borough Fen
  • 1901: Samuel is living with his parents in Borough Fen
  • 1911: Samuel is living in Borough Fen with his wife Alice. The census gives him an age of 26 and he is listed as a labourer of farm.

Relatives in services

  • None found

Wife

  • Name: Alice Baggaley
  • Date of birth: 1888
  • Place of Birth: Sutterton, Lincolnshire

Marriage

  • Date of Marriage: April-June 1908
  • Place of Marriage: Sleaford District

Wife’s parents

  • Father: Joseph H Baggaley
  • Mother: Milleston Porter

Newspaper Mentions

  • None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers

  • None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • These records show that Gunner Samuel William Jackson, 340965, 76th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery was killed in action on 24th June 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records

  • None found

Medals

  • The British Medal
    The Victory Medal

Memorials

  • UK:
  • Haconby, plaque in St Andrew’s Church

 

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In Memory of Gunner Samuel William Jackson, 340965, 76th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery who died on 24 June 1917 Age 32
    Husband of Alice Jackson, Newark Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln
    Remembered with Honour, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
    Gravel Ref: XIV.D.8A

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

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