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Ewan Alfred Jackson

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Portrait of Private Ewan Alfred Jackson 25532. Image kindly provided by Win McMinn (June 2017). Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ewan Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Jackson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 25532 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1874 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Harriett Sheriff Jackson (wife), Huinga, via Toko, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 25532 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Ewan Jackson was the son of Elizabeth Jackson, of 20 Falkland Mansions, Hyndland. Glasgow, Scotland, and the late Stewart Jackson; husband of the late Harriet Sheriff Jackson, of Warwick Rd., Strafford, New Plymouth, New Zealand. Native of Castletown, Isle of Man. AWMM
    • Wife of Ewan, Harriett Sheriff Jackson, lived in Warwick Rd; Stratford not Strafford. Public - Winifred - Direct descendant - 6 April 2019 - Military Personnel files and family history files.
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 42 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • I have attended Anzac Day Parades every year since a child and marched alongside the RSA as a Volunteer Fire Fighter for the last 23 years. Last year (2017) I found out that my own Great Grandfather gave his life exactly one hundred years ago. This year I will wear replicas of his medals with pride and sadness for the life he lost and the lives who changed so profoudly after his death. Lest we forget
    Public - Linda Mary - Direct descendant - 10 April 2018
  • My Grandfather left his farm, wife and five children, the youngest (my mother) only 6 years old. He didn't need to go but did with ongoing suffering when he died for his family. Added to this, his wife died just 6 years later leaving an orphaned family. The collateral damage of war is far reaching, further than the theatre of war. I find it hard to understand, in this day and age, the draw of duty to King and country beyond that of family.but we live in another age. I would love to have known my grandfather, but war took him too soon.
    Public - Winifred Mary - Other Relative - 6 March 2015

Sources

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
06 April 2019WinifredCoromandelDirect descendant
10 April 2018Linda MaryNew ZealandDirect descendant
05 July 2017Win New ZealandDirect descendant
06 March 2015Winifred MaryAuckland, New ZealandOther Relative
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