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BLACKPOOL WAR MEMORIAL

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SURNAMES J

JACKSON A
Royal Armoured Corps
JACKSON Colwyn Vivian
Corporal 1006182, 208 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 6 November 1942. Aged 26. Son of William Jackson and of Martha Arm Jackson, of Blackpool, Lancashire. His brother, Elwyn William Clement Jackson, also died on service (see below). Buried in HELIOPOLIS WAR CEMETERY, Egypt. Plot 3. Row G. Grave 1.
JACKSON Elwyn William Clement
Guardsman 2734703, 2nd Battalion, Welsh Guards. Died 23 May 1940. Aged 22. Son of William Jackson, and of Martha Ann Jackson, of Blackpool, Lancashire. His brother Colwyn Vivian also died on service (see above)Buried in ST. MARTIN-BOULOGNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Row D. Grave 5.
JACKSON James Walter
Bombardier 905587, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War between 1 and 31 August 1944. Born and resident Blackpool. Son of James William and Margaret May Jackson. No known grave. Commemorated on SINGAPORE MEMORIAL, Krnaji War Cemetery, Singapore. Column 8.

JACKSON Wilfred
Sergeant (Wireless Op./Air Gunner) 1024519, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 25 April 1944. Aged 32. Son of John and Mary E. Jackson, of Blackpool; husband of Eileen Elsie Jackson, of Blackpool. Cremated at BLACKPOOL (CARLETON) CREMATORIUM, Lancashire. Commemorated on Panel 3.
JACOBS Ralph
Gunner 1533807, 160 Battery, 54 (9th Battalion, The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders) Light A.A. Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 31 March 1945. Aged 26. Born Rotherham, resident Blackpool. Son of Wilfred and Elsie Jacobs. No known grave. Commemorated on DUNKIRK MEMORIAL, Nord, France. Column 20.
JACQUES L J S
Royal Air Force
JAQUES J
Royal Navy
JARMAN Arthur A
Sergeant (Wireless Op./Air Gunner) 1017022, 100 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 22 June 1943. Aged 30. Son of Mrs. J. L. Jarman; stepson of Mr. J. Cowan, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in BERGEN-OP-ZOOM WAR CEMETERY, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands. Plot 24. Row B. Joint Grave 3-4.
JAYES A
Royal Navy
JENNISON, DSM Norman
Able Seaman P/J 22543, H.M.S. "Gladiolus", Royal Navy. Died 21 October 1941. Aged 44. Son of George and Jane Cornall Jennison; husband of Alice Jennison, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Awarded the Distinguished Service Medal (D.S.M.). No known grave. Commemorated on PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire. Panel 48, Column 2.
JOBLING Annie
Sister 213643, Territorial Army Nursing Service. Died at sea 2 July 1943. Aged 36. Born and resident Blackpool. Daughter of Thomas E. Jobling and Elizabeth Jobling; stepdaughter of Helen M. Jobling, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on BROOKWOOD 1939-1945 MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 22. Column 3.
JOHNSON George [James]
Able Seaman C/JX 377489, H.M.L.C.Q. 383, Royal Navy. Died 1 January 1946. Aged 22. Son of James Ernest and Margaret Johnson, of Marton, Blackpool. Buried in MARTON (ST. PAUL) CHURCH BURIAL GROUND. Lancashire. Plot 15. Grave 196.
JOHNSON Joseph
Gunner 898809, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died 1 July 1942. Aged 30. Born Nottingham, resident Blackpool. Buried in KUALA LUMPUR (CHERAS ROAD) CIVIL CEMETERY, Malaysia. R.C. Plot Grave 157.

JOHNSON Kenneth L
Flying Officer 133426, 198 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 31 December 1943. Aged 20. Son of William and Ethel Emma Johnson, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 125.
JOHNSTON Malcolm
Guardsman 2701221, Scots Guards. Died 14 December 1944. Aged 20. Born and resident Blackpool. Son of John and Ella Johnston, of Blackpool. Buried in MARTON (ST. PAUL) CHURCH BURIAL GROUND, Lancashire. Plot 12. Grave 122.
JOHNSTON Norman Reid
Sergeant (Observer) 580546, 10 Squadron, Royal Air Force, Died 27 August 1940. Aged 25. Son of Matthew Reid Johnston and Ivy Ethel Johnston, of Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in MILAN WAR CEMETERY, Italy. Plot I. Row B. Grave 13.
JOLLEY Joseph Isaac
Sergeant 2206449, 429 (R.C.A.F.) Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 25 May 1944. Aged 19. Son of Isaac Jolley, and of Elsie Jolley, of Layton, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in HEVERLEE WAR CEMETERY, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium. Plot 5. Row C. Grave 9.
JONES Edward Victor

Bombardier 948123, 137 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a Japanese Prisoner of War 31 July 1945. Aged 27. Foster-son of Charles Ernest and Mary Ann Jones, of South Shore, Blackpool, Lancashire. Buried in KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY, Thailand. Plot 6. Row E. Grave 61.

JONES Harold [Simpson Wrigg]
Sergeant 4459873, 9th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. Died 27 June 1942. Aged 22. Son of Charles Wrigg Jones and Blanche Jones, of Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on ALAMEIN MEMORIAL, Egypt. Column 67.
JONES Edward
Sergeant 1108118, 210 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 2 January 1943. Aged 22. Son of Harry and Annie Jones, of Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on RUNNYMEDE MEMORIAL, Surrey. Panel 155.
JONES Walter Leslie
Flight Sergeant (Pilot) 1438556, 143 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died 17 September 1944. Aged 21. Son of Tom and Alice Mary Gladys Jones, of Bispham, Blackpool. Buried in BISPHAM (ALL HALLOWS) CHURCHYARD, Lancashire. Section C. Grave 13.
JOY Gordon J
Trooper 7957988, 17th/21st Lancers, Royal Armoured Corps. Died 9 April 1943. Aged 19. Born Liverpool, resident Blackpool. No known grave. Commemorated on MEDJEZ-EL-BAB MEMORIAL, Tunisia. Face 3.

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