Born: 25th May 1892, Ipswich.

Baptised: 15th June 1892 – St. Matthew’s Church, Ipswich. Parents – Emily & James Jackson – a Militia Bandsman – Trumpeter.

Assumed Dead: 1st July 1916; age 24; KiA.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 23rd July 1906; Age:14 years & 6 months. Height: 4ft 10 ins; sallow complexion, grey eyes & light brown hair.

Date of Entry Therein: 15th January 1915 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 8457

Regiment: York & Lancaster Regiment, 9th Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 14A & 14B.

Thiepval Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Emily Stanley (formerly Jackson), of 45, Cavendish Street, Ipswich & the late James Jackson.




1901   41, Station Street, Ipswich.


Percival was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

James Jackson, 69, a Musician – own account, born Norwich, Norfolk.

Emily Jackson (nee Fox), 38, born Woolwich, Kent.

Sidney Charles Jackson, 16, a Printer, born Ipswich.

Eva Rose Jackson, 13, a Day Girl – Domestic, born Ipswich.

Emily Una Jackson, 11, born Ipswich.

Ernest Stanley Jackson, 5, born Ipswich.


Percival’s father James Jackson died 1905, Ipswich.


Emily Stanley received her late son’s 1915 Star on the 15th April 1920.

Percival is also remembered on Holy Trinity church memorial.


Regiment: York & Lancaster Regiment, 9th Battalion:


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