Edwin Jackson

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details

Born: 4 January 1899 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Family: He was the youngest of eight children born to Joseph Jackson, a goods porter, and his wife Emma. He married Nellie Allman in 1921 in Whitchurch and together they had two children – Vera and Dennis.

Residence: In 1901 he lived at 10 Pepper Street, Whitchurch; by 1911 the family had moved to 14 Sherrymill Hill, the address shown on the 1919 Absent Voters’ Register. In 1939 he was living at 8 Liverpool Road, Whitchurch.

Employment: In 1917 he was a mechanic at W H Smith Iron Foundry; in 1939 he was a motor engineer.

Died: In 1967, aged 68, in Whitchurch.

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps

Rank: Private

Service Number: M/298311

Date of Enlistment: 7 February 1917

Date of Discharge: 30 November 1919

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Other Information: Suffered from heart and knee trouble.

Medals and Awards

None awarded as did not serve overseas



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