On this day 23rd October 1917

1859/240301 Corporal William Jackson was presumed killed in action aged 26240301-jackson

A Pre-War Territorial presumed killed in action and commemorated on the Loos Memorial. He was the Son of William and EJ  Jackson of 134 High St., Mosborough near sheffield.


No record in the 1/6th Battalion War Diary [WO/95/2694]


23/X/17: Light indiscriminate shelling of the sector. Enemy appears to have been doing “area shoots” for the last few days. Hostile front line in H.26.d again found occupied.

h26-1917

139 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters War Diary [WO95/2692]

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