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VC711   William Jackson

BORN   13 September 1897

DIED   4 August 1959   AGE   61

VC Won   25-26 June 1916   AGE   18

Place VC Won   Near Armentieres, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1916

Name   William Jackson   No.   588   

VC Issue No.   711   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Regiment 17th (New South Wales) Battalion, AIF



Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Gunbar, north of Hay, New South Wales, Australia

Place Of Death   Heidelberg Repatriation General Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Buried/Location Ashes   Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Date Buried/Cremated   Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Headstone   Plaque   Plot/Grave no.   Boronia Gardens

Gazetted   9 September 1916

VC Presented   18 November 1916 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Memorial Plaque, Boronia Gardens, Springvale Crematorium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Display, Hall of Valour, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Plaque, Australian War Memorial, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire

William Jackson members bar at Merriwa RSL Club, Australia

William Jackson VC Memorial Park, Gungal, Australia

P  Named On Victoria Cross Memorial, Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia

By The Way…

He was born as John William Alexander Jackson

VC Held By

Privately Held



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