John Jackson

John Jackson

Birth 22 December 1891 Death 13th Aug 1915 Private
Border Regiment
Service #19170

Personal Details

GRO Ref 19170
Place of Birth Cleator Moor
Residence at Enlistment 31 Fletcher Street, Cleator Moor
Residence (Roll of Honour) 31 Fletcher Street, Cleator Moor
Residence 1911 Census 31 Fletcher Street, Cleator Moor
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended C of E/Methodist
Organisation Membership
Employment/Trade Labourer above ground
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) John & Jane Jackson (nee Mitchell)
Siblings Joseph , Jane, Samuel, Annie, William, Mary, Elizabeth
Wife's Name and Maiden Name
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s)
Family Connection to Roll of Honour


The 1914-15 Star
The 1914-15 Star
The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Border Regiment
Battalion at Enlistment 1st.
Rank at Enlistment Private
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 19170
Date of Enlistment 9/1/1915
Place of Enlistment Cleator Moor
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts John Jackson was on board the troop ship Royal Edward to the enroute to the Dardenelles when it was was torpedoed by a German submarine on August 13 1915. Almost 900 men died. They are commemorated on the Helles Memorial in Turkey.
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 24
Date of Death 13th Aug 1915
Regiment at Death Border Regiment
Battalion/Vessel at Death 1st.
Rank at Death Private
Circumstances of Death Died at Sea
Service Number at Death 19170
Field of Action at Death Dardenelles
Place of Death At Sea
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial HELLES MEMORIAL Panel
Grave Position 120 to 126 or 222 and 223.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-john/
Grave/Memorial Country Turkey
Private Memorial Methodists church Cleator Moor/St Johns War Memorial


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