Donald Cameron Jackson Born 24 May 1925 - Died 27 November 1951 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number206360 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Lay a poppy Auckland War Memorial Museum, Hall of Memories. Korea, Malay … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › 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 Contribute › Date of birth24 May 1925 AWMM Place of birthPalmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesPalmerston North, New Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentBus Driver AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMLower 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 Contribute › WarKorean War, 1950-1953 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number206360 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsPost WW2 AWMM10 December 1950 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyPost WW2 AWMM10 December 1950 AWMM162 Battery AWMMOrmonde AWMMGunner AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of Disease, Cause of Death AWMMDied of disease AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankGunner AWMMRoyal New Zealand Artillery, 16 Field Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 Contribute › Age at death26 AWMM Date of death27 November 1951 AWMM Cause of deathDied of Disease AWMM Place of deathKorea AWMM Death notesKorea AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameUnited Nations Cemetery, Pusan, Korea AWMM Grave reference Memorial Contribute › 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 Roll of Honour Remember Donald Cameron Jackson by laying a poppy. Daniel Alfred Jackson David Jackson Donald Cameron Jackson Edith Harriet Jackson Edward Jackson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Donald Cameron Jackson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › 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. AWMMIan McGibbon, New Zealand and the Korean War, Volume II: Combat Operations, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1996, 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.