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Compiled and copyright © Transcribed and researched Martin Edwards 2017

JACKSON George
Born Lowestoft 1 March 1887. Engineman in the Royal Naval Reserve on HMS Halcyon and HM Drifter Fearless II, his service number was 2287ES (Ch). He was killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action on 17 April 1919 and was buried in Grave reference Sec. 14. 364 at North Lowestoft Cemetery, Beccles Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. He was the son of Alfred & Emily Jackson and his next of kin was his wife Rosetta Mary Jackson, living 313 or 267 Raglan Street, Lowestoft. See also Lowestoft, St Margaret's
JARVIS Arthur Reeve R
Petty Officer 1st Class 176573, H.M.S. "Vanguard", Royal Navy. Killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action 9 July 1917. Aged 40. Born 10 February 1878 in Ipswich, Suffolk. Son of Mrs. Keeble (formerly Jarvis), of Wickham Market, Suffolk; husband of Mildred Jarvis, of 5, St. Anns Terrace, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft. In the 1911 census he was unmarried, aged 33, born Ipswich, resident aboard H.M.S. "Sphinx". No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEORIAL, Kent. Panel 21. See also Lowestoft, St Margaret's

Note: Shortly before midnight on 9 July 1917 at Scapa Flow, Vanguard suffered a series of magazine explosions. She sank almost instantly, with the loss of 843 of the 845 men aboard. As a war grave, the wreck has been designated as a controlled site under the Protection of Military Remains Act 1986 and diving on the wreck is generally forbidden.

JEFFERY Charles Giffard
Deckhand 11927D, HM Trawler Agile, Royal Naval Reserve. Killed by mine explosion off Harwich 27 April 1917 (age 23). Son of Alice and Frederick Jeffery of Kirkley and grandson of Edward Jeffery, M.D., of Lowestoft. Between February 1913 to June 1916 he had crewed on the vessel ‘Mana’ as part of scientific expedition to Easter Island. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEORIAL, Kent. Panel 26. See also Lowestoft, St Margaret's
JEFFERY Frank William
[Spelt JEFFREY on SDGW] Private 43754, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 13 November 1916 in France. Aged 28. Enlisted Lowestoft. Son of Alice and Frederick Jeffery of Kirkley and Grandson of Edward Jeffery, M.D., of Lowestoft. Formerly 2157, Suffolk Cyclists Battalion, Army Cyclist Corps. No known grave. Commemorated on THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A. See also Lowestoft, St Margaret's
JENKERSON Alfred Ernest
Born Lowestoft 17 May 1894. Deck Hand in the Royal Naval Reserve on HM Drifter Datum, his service number was 3246DA (Ch). He was killed or died as a direct result of enemy action on 26 October 1916, his body was not recovered for burial. His parents were Frederick and Eliza Jenkerson living 44, Lovewell Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. His name is also on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 19. See also Lowestoft, St Margaret's
JENKERSON Robert William
Engineman 1785ES, H.M. Drifter Datum, Royal Naval Reserve. Died 26 October 1916. Aged 29. Husband of Annie Louisa Joy (formerly Jenkerson), of 105, Beccles Rd., Lowestoft, Suffolk. No known grave. Commemorated on CHATHAM NAVAL MEMORIAL, Kent. Panel 19. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
JENNER Gordon William
Private 21427, 12th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 12 April 1918. Aged 22. Born and enlisted Lowestoft. Son of George Frederick and Violet Maria Jenner, of 39, Reeve St., Lowestoft. Buried in TROIS ARBRES CEMETERY, STEENWERCK, Nord, France. Plot II. Row F. Grave 21. See also Lowestoft St Andrews and Lowestoft St Margaret's
JENNER James
Born Lowestoft 11 October 1876. Deck Hand in the Royal Naval Reserve on HM Trawler Gabir, his service number was 9241DA (Ch). He was killed by a mine on 24 May 1918, his body was not recovered for burial. He was the son of James and Margaret Jenner of Lowestoft and his next of kin was his wife Eleanor Jenner, living 46 Stevens Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk. His name is also on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 30. See also Lowestoft, St Margaret's
JENNER James William
Born Lowestoft 4 November 1890. Trimmer in the Royal Naval Reserve on HM Drifter Rooke his service number was 1569TS (Ch). He was killed or died by means other than disease, accident or enemy action on 3 August 1916, his body was not recovered for burial. He was the son of Arthur James & Jessie Eliza Jenner living 3 Walmer Road, Lowestoft or 45 Morton Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk. His name is also on the Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 20. See also Lowestoft, St Margaret's
JOHNSON Alfred [George]
Private 31982, 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Killed in action 28 November 1916 in France & Flanders. Aged 37. Born Lowestoft, Suffolk, enlisted Lowestoft. Husband of Clara Johnson, of 10, Willington Cottages, Clapham Road, Lowestoft. Buried in BERTRANCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, Somme, France. Plot 2 Row A Grave 6. See also Lowestoft, St Margaret's
JOHNSTON James E
H.M.S. Whopper. Blown up.
JOHNSTONE James
Private TR/10/1831, 53rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Died 23 October 1918 at Home. Aged 18. Born Lowestoft, enlisted Bury St. Edmunds. Son of James Johnstone, of 88, Denmark Rd., Lowestoft. Buried in LOWESTOFT (BECCLES ROAD) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Section D. Grave 82. See also Lowestoft, St Margaret's
JORDAN Edward Frederick
Private 43404, "B" Company, 11th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment. Died of wounds 1 May 1918. Aged 29. Enlisted Lowestoft. Formerly 1593, Suffolk Cyclist Battalion. Buried in LOWESTOFT (BECCLES ROAD) CEMETERY, Suffolk. Plot/Row/Grave 14. Grave 360. See also Lowestoft, St Margaret's

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