Photographs courtesy of Jenny

Born: 21st June 1924, Ramsholt, Suffolk.

Died: 11th November 1944; age: 20; KiA by a mortar bomb at Veulen.

Residence: Ipswich.


Rank: Fusilier; Service Number: 14407126.

Regiment: Royal Northumberland Fusiliers – Infantry.


Originally laid to rest in the garden of ‘Muijsers Plats Farm,’ home of the Van Meijel family. 


Grave Reference:


Venray War Cemetery,


The Netherlands.


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John Ernest & Violet Althea Jackaman, of Ipswich.


Father: John Ernest Jackaman, born July 1898, Hemingstone, Suffolk.

Mother: Violet Althea Jackaman (nee Clemence), born January 1902, Ipswich.


Ray standing on the left of the picture next to his brother Leslie + little sister Jenny.



Raymond was living with his parents & siblings at the family home – No.1, Fleet House, Marsh Lane, Felixstowe, Suffolk.

John, a Head Gardener. During the Second World War John was with the East Suffolk Police.

Violet, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Joan Violet Nancy Jackaman, born 1922.

Leslie William Jackaman, a General Farm Worker. During the Second World War John was with the Felixstowe A.R.P. Mess.

Muriel M. Jackaman, born 1927.

Ronald B. Jackaman, born February 1928.

Jennifer P. Jackaman, born 1936.


Raymond is also remembered on the war memorial at the Sea Front, Felixstowe, Suffolk.


November 2020

Dear All,

Together with a friend of mine, we have adopted the grave of Fuselier Raymond John Jackaman (Service number 14407126) at Venray War Cemetery in The Netherlands.
Currently we only have the info which is published at CWGC Website
We are searching for any information (photo’s, letters etc.) about Raymond John Jackaman. Also trying to search for any relatives or family.
We would be pleased to get any help on our search. Hopefully you might me able to give us any further info.

Many thanks in advance for your comprehension, support and info.

Kind regards,
Bart Heinemans  bartheinemans@ziggo.nl


  • Meanwhile we are in contact with some family-members of Raymond John Jackaman.
    We would like to thank all who has been helping in this search, but special thanks to Helen and Andrew, who started this search for us.
    These brave men should not be forgotten.

    Best regards,
    Bart Heinemans

  • Good Evening,

    I may be able to help you and like wise you may be able to help close some gaps in our family gaps with the Jackaman family tree. If you are still looking we would really appreciate any contact. X Laura and Melissa


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