SYDNEY JACKSON (1893-1916)

I posted an article on Christopher Thomas Jenkinson who was the brother in law of ETHEL JENKINSON, the person who is buried in the grave to the right. Adjacent to that grave is one for the JACKSON family 

Photograph taken 16th February 2018

In front of the family grave is a CWGC headstone for SYDNEY

The CWGC states "Bombadier S Jackson of 46 Bannon Street, died of wounds [Sydney Jackson of the Royal Field Artillery, killed 2 Sep 1916, aged 23, son of Herbert and Ellen Jackson, of 46 Bannon Street, Crookes Moor, buried Crookes Cemetery].

The memorial inscription reads

JACKSON. In loving memory of Bombr Sydney Jackson, RFA, the dearly loved son of Herbert & Nellie Jackson, who died from wounds received in action September 2nd 1916, aged 23 years.
"Greater love hath no man than this"
Also Herbert Jackson, died July 13th 1956, aged 92 years. Ellen (Nellie) Jackson, died October 27th 1960, aged 92 years. Evelyn Jackson, died November 25th 1960, aged 71 years. Also Lawrence Alfred Jackson, died 28th March 1972.

[Sydney Jackson appears identical with Bombardier, 915, "B" Bty., 247th Bde., Royal Field Artillery, died Saturday 2nd September 1916, age 23. Son of Herbert and Ellen Jackson, of 46 Bannon St, Crookesmoor, Sheffield. ref HH. "C".4082.]

The burial records are as follows

JACKSON, Ellen (Widow, age 92). Died at Firvale Infirmary; Buried on October 31, 1960 in Consecrated ground; Grave Number 4082, Section HH of Crookes Cemetery, Sheffield.

JACKSON, Eveline (Spinster, age 71). Died at Wharncliffe Hospital; Buried on November 30, 1960 in Consecrated ground; Grave Number 4082, Section HH of Crookes Cemetery, Sheffield.

JACKSON, Herbert (Retired, age 92). Died at 2 Concord Road; Buried on July 17, 1956 in Consecrated ground; Grave Number 4082, Section HH of Crookes Cemetery, Sheffield.

JACKSON, Laurence Alfred (~, age 71). Died at Royal Infirmary; Buried on April 13, 1972 in Consecrated ground; cremated. Grave Number 4082, Section HH of Crookes Cemetery, Sheffield.  Remarks: Cremated remains.

JACKSON, Sydney (Solder, age 23). Died at King George Hospital; Buried on September 7, 1916 in Consecrated ground; Grave Number 4082, Section HH of Crookes Cemetery, Sheffield. Remarks: Removed from London parish.

This is the family details for the family in the 1911 Census 

Name: Sydney Jackson
Age in 1911: 18
Estimated birth year: abt 1893
Relation to Head: Son Gender: Male Marital Status: Single Birth Place: Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Civil Parish: Ecclesall County/Island: Yorkshire-West Riding Country: England
Street address: 46 Bannon Street Sheffield
Occupation: Silver Chaser
Registration district: Ecclesall Bierlow Registration District Number: 509 Sub-registration district: Ecclesall West Central ED, institution, or vessel: 10 Piece: 27730
Household Members: 
Name Age
Herbert Jackson 47
Ellen Jackson 42
Eveline Jackson 21
Herbert Edward Jackson 19
Sydney Jackson 18
Lilian Jackson 15
Laurence Alfred Jackson 10

Unlike Christopher Jenkinson, Sydney was wounded in France and was then moved back to the UK where he died on his wounds in King George Hospital Waterloo London. His death in the UK meant that his body was passed back to the family who buried him in Crookes Cemetery.

His name appears on the Crookesmoor School Boys Roll of Honour

Note

Sydney was baptised at St Philips Church, Shalesmoor.

JACKSON, Sydney (of 17 Vestry St, born ~). Baptised April 30, 1893, by C R Killick at St Philips Church, Shalesmoor.
Parents name(s) are Ellen & Herbert (Silversmith). Note: ~ Godparents: ~ :Page No 37 :Reg No 293

The childhood homes of Sydney at Vestry Street and Bannon Street were demolished many years ago

Sources

Sheffield History Forum

Sheffield Soldiers of WW1 

CWGC

Sheffield Indexers

UK Census

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