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Jackman, Percy

1939 - 1945 Star
1939 - 1945
1939 - 1945 War Medal
1939 - 1945
War Medal
Private Percy Jackman (5625561)
Died on Saturday 13th October 1945
2nd Bn., Welch Regiment
Son of Charles and Lucy Jackman of Rose Cottage, Lodge Road, Hurst
Buried:Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery
Mil. Sec. Grave 372.

Percy Jackman was born on 1st January 1917 to Charles and Lucy Jackman.

In 1939 the family were living at 1 Rose Cottage, Lodge Road, Hurst. Percy's younger brothers Cyril and Cecil were also living there. Percy was employed as a biscuit factory general worker, most probably at Huntley & Palmer in Reading. His father Charles was a furniture removals foreman.

Percy died aged 28 on the 13th October 1945 in South Africa. He rests at the Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery, in Gauteng.


Percy Jackman at Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery
Johannesburg (West Park) Cemetery
image: © Derek Walker - volunteer of South Africa War Graves Project

They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun, and in morning
We will remember them.
Lawrence Binyon