WILLIAM JACKSON 

Rank: Sapper
Service Number: 50041.
Regiment: 96th Field Company Royal Engineers Killed In Action Thursday 23rd September 1915 Age 26County Memorial Crewe
Commemorated\Buried ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE
Grave\Panel Ref: I.H.1.
France

Born Crewe, enlisted Chester. Son of Mr E. and Mrs Charlotte Jackson of 223, Alton Street, Crewe and was a former pupil at Hightown LNWR Boys School. Employed in the Crewe Carriage Works before enlisting. Went to France on July 24, 1915. Killed when shot by a sniper, receiving wounds to his stomach and wrist.

Updated by Mark A. Potts on August 16, 2017.