Daniel Jackson

Private Daniel Jackson born in Woolton 2nd March 1887 and baptized 3rd April 1887 in St Peter’s Church Woolton. Father Joseph a baker and mother Ann.

On the 1891 census Daniel aged 4 living with father Joseph a baker born Ruabon in Wales mother Ann born Pulford Cheshire brohers George age 17, James 11, John age 6 . Sisters Annie 9, lizzie age 2 and a boarder John Biggs. family living 11 Rushton place Woolton.

On the 15th July 1896 Father Joseph Jackson buried in the parish of Much Woolton ( Presumably St Peters Church Woolton )

In 1911 Daniel aged 24 and was employed as a Letter Carrier in the Post Office and living with his mother Ann a widow and brother Ernest William a Copper Roller apprentice at 11 Rushton Place Woolton.

Daniel’s pension to wife Annie Gertrude Jackson living 16 Acrefield Rd Woolton. The pension record lists 2 children, twins Martha and Bertha born 25th April 1914 (extra information the twins baptized on 31st May 1914 at St Peters Woolton)

The following information and used with thanks from the Devereux database at the museum of Liverpool at the Pierhead .

Private Daniel Jackson arrived in France on 11th October 1916 and was wounded in action on 2nd August 1917. Daniel was wounded in the right eye ,Abdomen , and right leg, and was admitted to the 96 Field Ambulance and then transferred to the 32nd Casualty Clearing Station where he died at 9:25pm on the 2nd August 1917.

Private Daniel Jackson

Private Daniel Jackson serial number 42689 served in 17th Kings Liverpool Regiment.

Private Daniel Jackson is Remembered with Honour Brandhoek New Military Cemetery Belgium near Ypres.