George Jackson

Royal Engineers

Personal Details

Born: 5 March 1898 in Bronington, Flintshire, Wales and baptised on 10 April the same year in Bronington Parish Church.

Family: He was the second of seven children born to William George Jackson, a farmer, and his wife Sarah Ann. He married Lily Anderson in 1920 in Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales and together they had four children – Nancy, George, Lily and Harold D.

Residence: At the time of his baptism he lived with his family in Penley, near Bronington; by 1901 they lived at Ty Melyn, Llangollen, Corwen, Denbighshire. In 1911 he lived at 1 Park Street, Rhosddu, Wrexham, Stansty, Denbighshire and in 1918 at 4 Park Street, Rhosddu. In 1939 he was living at 17 Grange Avenue, Wrexham.

Employment: In 1918 he was an underground haulier at Gresford Colliery; in 1939 he was a coal merchant.

Died: In 1972, aged 74 in Wrexham and was buried on 18 August the same year in Brymbo Parish Churchyard.

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Engineers 

Rank: Pioneer

Service Number: 353451

Date of Enlistment: 24 April 1918

Date of Discharge: 14 December 1918

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Medals and Awards

Not known

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