Albert Jackson

Lance Corporal
King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Date of death 
4 September 1915
Age of death 
Cemetery / Memorial 

Born in 1886, son of George Jackson (a general labourer). The family home in 1911 appears to be 8 Lower Road, Goldings Hill, Loughton. In October 1913 Albert married Elizabeth May Grant in the Romford District.  

He was employed at Claybury Hospital, and following enlistment was posted to the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. He also had service with the Durham Light Infantry under the number 8507. This had been issued in 1903, suggesting he had been a regular soldier earlier in his life. 

He was sent to France on 5th May 1915, and Killed in Action in the line near Carnoy during ongoing low level hostilities.

Research by Adrian Lee, Local Historian


Regimental History

LCC Record of Service