Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Ernest Jackson

Ernest Jackson AnzacSerial Number and Rank:  867 Private
Birth:  Milton 3 May 1890
Parents:  James Jackson and Clara Smith
Enlisted:  Lismore 3 September 1914
Next of Kin:  F. James Jackson of Lillian Rock Nimbin
Service:  C Company 9th Battalion 3rd Brigade Reg. No. 867
Death:  DOW on hospital ship ‘Gascon’ – 2 May 1915, wounds received 28 April 1915 Anzac Cove
The Lone Pine Memorial (Panel 31), Gallipoli, Turkey
Also there is a memorial at Woodstock Congregational Cemetery Milton with Mother’s headstone.
Honour Rolls:  Milton Public School
Croobyar Public School
Milton Congregational
Ernest helped to form the Cadet Corps in Milton.
Brother – Henry Phillip Jackson also served in WW1

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