Obituary of James R. Jackson
Watertown, Jefferson, NY
January 15, 1945
Lisbon Soldier Listed Killed.
Pvt. James R. Jackson formerly reported missing on Siapan. Lisbon, Jan. 15

Andrew Jackson received a telegram from the adjutant general advising him that his son, Pvt. James R. Jacks on, who has been missing in action since July on Siapan, was killed.

Pvt. Jackson was a member of an infantry regiment of the 27th. Division which took part in the invasion and the bloody conquest of Saipan.

Pvt. Jackson was born Sept. 17, 1921, in Lisbon. He enlisted in the army Oct. 20, 1941 and in April, 1942, was transferred to the Hawaiian Islands where he had been stationed until some time in May. He never had a furlough or saw any of his relatives since he joined the army in 1941.

Besides his father he is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Glen E. Adam s, Ogdensburg, Mrs. Kenneth White, Lisbon, also two brothers, George White, Lisbon, and Carlton Bresett, Canton. His mother died in 1923.

Additional Information:
Obituary found on Line Family Tree of Norman J. Young

James Jackson was the son of Andrew S. Jackson and Hannah E. Klock (Bates Aaron,
Luther, John J. Jr., John J., Johannes J. and Hendrick Klock) He was born September 17, 1921 and died in Siapan about July 1944, in WW-II. He was not married.


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