Jackson, C E
CHARLES ERNEST JACKSON
Remembered with honour Duisans British Cemetery: Plot I, Row O, Grave 13.
He enlisted at Mill Hill, Middx; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Charles’ Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of James and the late Martha (nee GERARD) JACKSON; husband of Fanny (nee PLATT) JACKSON of Alderley Edge, Chesh.
His parents married 1857 in the Runcorn, Chesh, district. Martha died 1913 in the Macclesfield, Chesh, district aged 78 and was buried July at St Bartholomew’s, Wilmslow, Chesh.
Charles was born 1877 in Alderley Edge, and baptised 15 April 1877 at St Philip’s, Chorley, Chesh. He married 1904-5, but the marriage is proving elusive; they had three children. He resided in Abbot’s Langley, Herts. Fanny never remarried and died 1 March 1961 in Macclesfield aged 81.
On the 1881 Census, aged 4 he lived in Chorley, with his parents and five siblings. On the 1891 Census, a scholar aged 14 he still lived in Chorley, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1901 Census, he is proving elusive. On the 1911 Census, an attendant aged 34, he lived in Abbot’s Langley, with his wife and two children.
Unit11th (Service) Battalion
Date of death12/04/1917
Age at death39
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)