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- Biography -
- Fred Jackson -

Unknown person
Name : Fred Jackson.

Son of the late Fred Jackson (died 1896), and Mary Jane Jackson (née Fowles), of 965, Ingersoll St., Winnipeg.

Born 29 April 1890 Ryde.

  Census Information :

1891 : Fred and Mary Jackson, with their son Fred, aged 11 months, are at 11, Warwick Street, Ryde. Fred Jackson is a Bottle Merchant.

1901 : Mary J Jackson, widow, with her son Fred aged 10, is a servant in the household of Isabel Watson, at 24, Melville Street, Ryde.

1911 : presumed to be in Canada

  Service details :

Lance Corporal A/22473 Fred Jackson, 8th Bn. Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment).

Fred Jackson attested for service on 7 April 1915. He gave his trade as Marble Setter, and had served 2 years with the Territorial Forces. He was 5ft 5 in tall, with a fair complexion, hazel eyes and brown hair.
  Casualty Details :

Died : 14 June 1916 aged 26.

Commemorated at : Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium.

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ryde Borough War Memorial
Holy Trinity Church, Ryde, War Memorial
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle.

  Documents :


Friday, August 4, 1916 Page 3

Sergt. Richard Stanley Knott, 16th Middlesex Regiment, who was killed in action in France on July 1st, was the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. A.G. Knott, of Mountfield, High Park Road, Ryde. He was 28 years of age. - Lance-Corpl. Fred Jackson, 8th Battalion Canadian Infantry, who was killed at Ypres on June 14th, was well-known in Ryde, where for many years he was a member of Holy Trinity Church choir. He emigrated to Canada some seven years ago, and soon after the outbreak of war joined a Canadian regiment. He was 26 years of age.
  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for newspaper research
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Page last updated : 29 November 2011


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