Walter Jackson

Key Information

Name: Walter Jackson
DoB: November 12 1894 Navy: Stoker 3rd class K/18061 Royal Navy
DoD: May 31 1916
Academic Career: CGS 1906-8
Biographical Information:

  • Walter was the eldest son of Joseph and Rachel Jackson. He had two older sisters – Annie Jane and Nellie – and three younger brothers – William Coulson, John Henry and Clarence. Two other siblings died. Joseph was a general labourer and was a widower by 1911. As a young man in 1891 Joseph was living with his grandmother Ann Jackson, a hotel keeper on Bank Street, Longtown.