Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence

Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion

MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY WAR MEMORIAL

World War 1 & 2 - Detailed information
Compiled and copyright © Stephen Nulty 2008

J

JACKSON

Ernest

Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached to 15th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action at Thiepval 1st July 1916. Son of John Jackson, of Bacup. Born 1889 at Bacup. Educated at New Church-in-Rossendale Grammar School. Manchester University: 1906; M.A. 1911. Assistant Master Boys' Modern School, Leeds. Enlisted April 1915 in the Rifle Brigade. Gazetted June 1915 to Lancashire Fusiliers. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 3 C and 3 D.

JACKSON, Croix deGuerre

Hugo Harrison

Volunteer, Friendsí Ambulance Unit (Certifcate number 1342, Passport Number 118332), British Red Cross Society attached to French Army. Killed in action at Braisne 27th May 1918. Aged 28. Son of Harrison and Lucy Jackson, of 1, West Grove, Kendal, Westmorland. Born 1890 at Wilmslow, Cheshire. Educated at Stramongate, Kendal. Manchester University: 1908; B.Sc. 1911; Teacher's Diploma; Science Mastership. Joined December 1914. In the 1901 census he was aged 11, born Chester, Cheshire, son of Harrison and Lucy Jackson, resident 4, Windermere Road, Kendal, Westmorland. Awarded the Croix de Guerre (France). Buried in VAILLY BRITISH CEMETERY, Aisne, France. Plot I. Row AA. Grave 18.

JACKSON

John Cooper

Second Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion attached to 16th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action at Inverness Copse 21st July 1917. Aged 19. Son of Jethro and Mary Jane Jackson, of "Wyberslegh," Mosley Avenue, Bury, Lancs. Born 1898 at Bury. Educated at Bury Grammar School. Manchester University: 1915; Student, Electrical Engineering; Officer Training Corps, February 1916 to January 1917. Gazetted 26th April 1917. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, born Bury, Lancashire, son of Jethro and Mary Jane Jackson, resident 8, Hamilton Street, Bury, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born Bury, Lancashire, at school, son of Jethro and Mary Jane Jackson, resident Wyberslegh, 5, Mosley Street, Bury, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 53 and 55.

JACKSON

Stanley

Second Lieutenant, 12th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action in France 10th November 1917. Aged 27. Son of Mark and Hannah Jackson, of Stanley Villa, Richmond Place, Blackpool. Born 1890 at Oldham. Educated at Hulme Grammar School. Manchester University: 1913; Student, Chemistry. Assistant Secretary. Enlisted 20th Battalion (University & Public Schools), Royal Fusiliers; Gazetted Manchester Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 20, born Oldham, Lancashire, an Assistant Secretary, son of Mark and Hannah jackson, resident 109 Huddersfield Road, Oldham, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 120 to 124.

JACKSON

William Ewart

Captain, 3rd Battalion attached to 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Killed in action at Kut 9th January 1917. Aged 24. Son of Harry J. and Harriet E. Jackson, of 27, East Avenue, Burnage Lane, Levenshulme, Manchester. Born 1893 at Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Educated at Levenshulme Free Church School; Manchester Municipal Secondary School. Manchester University: 1909; B.Sc. Tech. (Sanitary Engineering) 1912; Officer Training Corps, October 1910 to August 1914. Assistant Valuer, Government Valuation Office, Inverness. Gazetted 3rd Battalion, Manchester Regiment. In the 1911 census he was aged 17, born Ashbournem, Derbyshire, an Engineering Student, son of Harry John and Harriet Ellen Jackson, resident 2, Belle Vista Villas, Burnage Lane, Levenshulme, South Manchester, Lancashire. Buried in AMARA WAR CEMETERY, Iraq. Plot XXVIII. Row A. Grave 19.

JACOBS, Croix de Guerre, Croixde Chevalier de l'ordre de Leopold II (avec palmes)

Jean Jacques Josef

Private, Belgian Army. Died at Paris of influenza contracted on active service on 30th September 1918. Son of J. B. Jacobs, Rueben, Carpentier, of 38, Anderlecht, Brussels. Born 1893 at Molenbeck-Saint-Jean, Belgium. Educated at L'Ecole des Minesde Mons, Belgium. Manchester University: 1915; Student, Medicine. 1917, Head of Bacteriological Laboratory at Hopital St. Antoine, Paris. Armee Belgique (Belgian Army); 2nd Regiment de Chasseurs de pied; soldat; Wounded and lost right arm on Yser, October 1914; awarded the Croix de Guerre (Belgium); Croixde Chevalier de l'ordre de Leopold II (avec palmes).

JEFFERIES

Maurice Arnold

Second Lieutenant, 10th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment attached to the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Killed in action on the Somme 19th July 1916. Aged 28. Son of Charles and Mary Jefferies, of 131, Bishop St., Alexandra Park, Manchester. Born 1888 in Buttevant, Co. Cork. Educated at Stowell Memorial School; Salford Technical School; Officer Training Corps, 2nd October 1914 to 6th May 1915. Civil Servant, Searcher of Cotton Marks, Manchester. Gazetted 5th May 1915. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Buttervant, Co, Cork, a Civil Service Teacher of Cotton Works, son of Charles and Mary Jefferies, resident 131, Bishop Street, Moss Side, South Manchester, Lancashire. Listed on the Patent Office Memorial 1914-1918, Concept House, Newport. No known grave. Commemorated on LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 76.

JOHNSON

Percy Clarkson

[Listed as Captain on memorial and University records] Second Lieutenant, 8th (Ardwick) Battalion (Territorial), Manchester Regiment. Killed in action at Helles, Gallipoli, 16th May 1915. Aged 40. Son of Helen Johnson, of 9, Cranley Place, South Kensington, London, and the late James Clarkson Johnson; husband of Marie Anne (nee Kohler) Johnson, of Namilongwi, Pemba, Northern Rhodesia, married October to December 1905 in the Prestwich Registration District. Born 1875 in Eccles. Educated at Repton School and Stuttgart. Manchester University: 1892; Student, Engineering Farming at Pemba, Northern Rhodesia. Served as Captain, 6th Battalion (Militia) Manchester Regiment, in South African Campaign (Boer War), retiring with the rank of Captain. Gazetted 7th August 1914. No known grave. Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). Panel 159 to 171.

JOHNSON

William Herbert

Second Lieutenant, 4th Battalion (Territorial), Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died 28th June 1917 of wounds received 3rd June 1917 near Ypres. Aged 19. Son of Mrs. Dora Hannah Johnson, of 26, Beacham Road, Southport, and the late Herbert Johnson. Born 1897 in Southport. Educated at Southport Commercial School; Officer Training Corps, February 1916 to November 1916. Royal Insurance Company, Manchester. Gazetted 1st March 1917. In the 1901 census he was aged 3, born Southport, Lancashire, son of Herbert and Dora H Johnson, resident 26, Beacham, Southport, Ormskirk, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born Southport, Lancashire, son of Herbert and Dora Hannah Johnson, resident 26 Beacham Road, Southport, Lancashire. Buried in SOUTHPORT (DUKE STREET) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Grave reference XV. C.E. 517.

JONES

Arthur

Private 7795, 8th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Killed in action 7th July 1916. Born 1895 in Royton, Manchester, Lancashire. Son of William and Eliza Jane Jones, of 4, Aubrey Road, Withington. Resident Withington, Manchester. Educated at Launderbrook School, Royton, and Mauldeth Road School, Withington. Clerk in Registrar's Office, 1911 to 1913. Enlisted in Manchester, Lancashire, May 1915 in 7th Battalion (University & Public Schools), Royal Fusiliers. In 1901 he was aged 6, born Royton, with his sister Maud, visiting 2, Queen Street, Royton, Oldham, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Royton, a Junior Clerk to Registrar in University, son of William and Eliza Jane Jones, resident 4, Aubrey Road, Withington, South Manchester, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.

JONES

Edwin James

Captain, 2nd/6th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers. Killed in action at Festubert, Bethune 13th June 1917. Aged 28. Son of Arthur Edwin and Lillie Jones, of Arden Grange, Bramhall Park, Cheadle Hulme. East Cheshire. Born 1889 in Middleton, Lancashire. Educated at Sedbergh School. Manchester University: 1908; Student, Engineering Mechanical Engineer. Gazetted 11th November 1914. In the 1911 census he was aged 22, born Middleton, Lancashire, a Student Engineer, son of Arthur Edwin and Lillie Jones, resident Arden Grange, Bramhall Park, Cheadle Hulme, Hazel Grove and Bramhall, Cheshire. Buried in GORRE BRITISH AND INDIAN CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot IV. Row D. Grave 11.

JONES

Richard Harold

Second Lieutenant, 6th Battalion (Territorial), Lancashire Fusiliers attached to 1st Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers). Killed in action at Laventie 14th January 1917. Aged 31. Son of Emma Nash Jones and the late Richard Davies Jones, of 1, Upper Kent Road, Victoria Park, Manchester. Born 1886 in Manchester. St. Mary's C. S., Hulme. Officer Training Corps, 22nd November 1915 to 13th March 1916. Secretarial Department, C. P. A. Enlisted 8th November 1915; Gazetted September 1916. In the 1901 census he was aged 15, born Manchester, Lancashire, a Junior Clerk (Commercial), son of Emma Nash Jones (a widow), resident 7, Council Street, South Manchester, Chorlton, Lancashire. In the 1911 census he was aged 25, born Hulme, Lancashire, a Shipping Clerk, son of Emma Nash Jones (a widow), resident 42, Meadow Street, Moss Side, South Manchester, Lancashire. Buried in LAVENTIE MILITARY CEMETERY, LA GORGUE, Nord, France. Plot III. Row D. Grave 13.

JONES

Raymond John

Lieutenant, Indian Army attached to 129th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps. Killed in action at Mametz Wood 10th July 1916. Son of Richard Bellis and Hannah Jones, of Llanrhaiadr, Oswestry. Born 1877 in Oswestry. Educated at Oswestry High School. Manchester University: 1896. M.B., Ch.B., 1901. Practices at Brymboand, Cardiff. Gazetted 129th Field Ambulance, 38th Division, Royal Army Medical Corps. In the 1881 census he was aged 4, born Denbighshire, a scholar, son of Richard bellis and Hannah Jones, resident Post Office, Llanrhaiadr-Yn-Mochnant North (Denbigh), Llanfyllin, Denbighshire & Montgomeryshire, Wales. Buried in CARNOY MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Row T. Grave 30.

Extract from Manchester Evening News,

"Another Army Doctor Killed":

Lieutenant Raymond Jones, of the R.A.M.C., who was attached to the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, was the son of the late Mr. R. Bellis Jones, of Llanrhaiadr. He was educated at Oswestry High School and Manchester University, where he took a medical degree. He subsequently became assistant to Dr. Owen, Brymbo, then established a practice in Cardiff. He was 39 years old..

Extract from Birmingham Daily Gazette,

"Oswestry Officer Killed"

News has been received by Captain Edgar Jones, Royal Engineers, Headmaster of Barry County School, that his brother, Lieutenant Raymond Jones, Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, was killed in action in France. Lieutenant Jones was educated at Oswestry High School and Victoria University, Manchester, where he took a medical degree. He was subsequently assistant to Dr. Owen, Brymbo, then established a practice at Cardiff, and joined the Army Medical Corps at the outbreak of war..

JONES

William Orlando

Captain, 10th Battalion, South Wales Borderers. Killed in action at Laventie 26th August 1917. Aged 24. Son of Daniel Richard and Sarah Jane Jones, of Maesyberllan, Pontypridd. M.A. Born 28 December 1892 in Treherbert, Glamorganshire. Educated in Porth County School (boys and girls), admitted 19th September 1905, left 15th July 1910; St. Mary's Catholic School, Hulme; Officer Training Corps, 22nd November 1915 to 13th March 1916. Secretarial Department, C.P.A. Enlisted 8th November 1915. Gazetted September 1916. In the 1901 census he was aged 8, born Treherbert, Glamorganshire, son of Daniel Richard and Sarah James Jones, resident 1, Halifax Terrace, Ystradyfodwg, Pontypridd, Glamorganshire, Wales. In the 1911 censu he was aged 18, born Treherbert, Glamorgan, an Architect Student, son of Daniel Richard and Sarah Jane Jones, resident 1, Halifax Terrace, Treherbert, Rhondda, Glamorganshire, Wales. Buried in BARD COTTAGE CEMETERY, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Plot IV. Row F. Grave 3.

Last updated 13 January, 2020

Friends of the War Memorials
War Memorials Trust
Return to main University page | Main page
Commonweath War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Copyright © Roll-of-Honour.com 2002- | GDPR Cookies
Email: webmaster@roll-of-honour.com