Born Hull, 13/03/1899. Son of Walter and Ada Jackson. His father was a publican. He had one brother and two sisters.A former Hair dresser’s assistant. Described as 5 foot, 4 inches tall, 112lbs weight, 34-36 inch chest.
Enlisted, on 06/02/1917. Served in the 1/9th Durham Light Infantry. Wounded on 30/03/1918. Injured alighting a moving car, in occupied territory. Died of accidental injuries, at No, 36 Casualty Clearing Station, on 09/07/1919 (compound fractures to left knee, shoulder, elbow & shock). Buried in Cologne, Germany.
His Army effects were left to his mother, Ada Jackson (born 1868), at 2 Albert Place, Russell Street, Marlborough Terrace, Hull. His adoptive father, Mr William H. Blythe, lived at 74 Charles Street, Hull and also tried to claim his war pension.