Donald Cameron Jackson Born 24 May 1925 - Died 27 November 1951 PDF Print Share Key details Service number206360 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Title ForenamesDonald Cameron AWMM SurnameJackson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number206360 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Date of birth24 May 1925 AWMM Place of birthPalmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesPalmerston North, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentBus Driver AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr R. A. Jackson (father), Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number206360 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Embarkation details Prisoner of war Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Medical notesDied of Disease, Cause of Death AWMMDied of disease AWMM Last known rank Last rankGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Served with Jayforce 1946-47Served with Kayforce 1950-51Died of disease (Manchurian fever)An article on Manchurian fever appeared in the New Zealand Herald (19 November 1951, p. 8) claiming that only one soldier (not named) in Kayforce was affected and that he was not seriously ill. "Health concerns had been raised by the upsurge in cases of haemorrhagic (Songo or Manchurian) fever, which occured late in 1951.During November, thirty-one cases were reported among the Commonwealth troops. These included two members of 16 Field Regiment, Gunners J.R. Watson and D.C. Jackson, both of whom died of the illness.Other victims spent months in hospital recovering." (McGibbon 1996, vol. 2, p. 240) AWMM Read more Death About death Age at death26 AWMM Date of death27 November 1951 AWMM Cause of deathDied of Disease AWMM Place of deathKorea AWMM Death notesKorea AWMM Cemetery nameUnited Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malaya-Borneo. AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryThe K-Force Casualty List (NZ Herald, 28 November 1951, p. 8) records D.C. Jackson as being seriously ill. AWMM Sources Sources External linksNew Zealand in the Korean War. NZHistory online.http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/korean-warFurther Reference DocumentsThe New Zealand Herald AWMMK-Force nominal roll : embarked for Korea on 'Ormonde' on 10 December 1950 AWMMMcGibbon, I.C. (1992-1996). New Zealand and the Korean War (Vols. 1-2). Auckland, N.Z.; Wellington, N.Z.: Oxford University Press in association with the Historical Branch, Dept. of Internal Affairs. AWMM pp. 240, 371, 405. AWMMThe New Zealand Herald AWMMThe K-Force Casualty List (NZ Herald, 28 November 1951, p. 8) records D.C. Jackson as being seriously ill. AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.