JACKSON, Joseph (Pte)

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
South Lancashire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
3655268
Died : 
Thursday, September 16, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Private Joseph Jackson died during operations at Salerno [1].
 
We have a document that outlines these details: He held a temporary or acting rank of Lance Corporal; he was killed in action "on the 17th September 1943 at the bottom of Marine Hill, Piegolette (Piegolelle) Village"; and that he was originally buried " Between house (map ref 694323) and bottom of Marine Hill, 7 yards East side of House." [2].
 
Sources
[1] CWGC.
[2] 2 Commando Casualties Salerno document below.
 
Notes
CWGC show him as a Private and his date of death as 16th September 1943.
 

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