Frederick Thomas Jackson

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: J/26695(Dev)
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: H.M.S. Magic
  • Unit/Ship: Royal Navy
  • Place of Death:
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 10.4.1918
  • Burial Country: Ireland
  • Cemetery: Rathmullan (St Columb) Church of Ireland
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 264a Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jane Jackson

  • Father:

    Thomas Jackson 88 Strathmartine Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:

    2 brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Frederick Thomas Jackson

Frederick was serving aboard H.M.S. Magic, a Destroyer, which was severely damaged when she struck a mine laid by German Submarine UC-31, 1.5 miles E.N.E. of Fanad Head with the loss of 25 lives.

Fred Jackson   R.N.

Mr and Mrs T. Jackson, 264 Hilltown, Dundee, have been notified of the death as the result of an explosion of their third son, A.B. Fred Jackson, Royal Navy.  A.B. Jackson, who was 20 years of age, entered the navy at the age of fifteen, and had seen much active service during the war.  A brother is in the King’s Royal Rifles, having come over from Africa to enlist.

Dundee Courier 18th April 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information and image kindly supplied by Micheal Caldwell

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