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VC1194    James Joseph Bernard Jackman

Name   James Joseph Bernard Jackman   No.      POSTHUMOUS

VC Issue No.   1194   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Royal Nortumberland Fusiliers, 1st Battalion


Now   Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Rank VC Won    Temporary Captain

Rank End Of Career   Temporary Captain

Place Of Birth   'Alverno', Glenageary, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Place Of Death   El Duda, south east of Tobruk, Libya

Buried/Location Ashes   Tobruk War Cemetery, on the coast road west of Tobruk, Libiya


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.  Plot VII, Row H, Grave 9

Gazetted    31 March 1942

VC Presented   20 October 1942, King George VI, Buckingham Palace, London, England


Headstone, Tobruk War Cemetery, on the coast road west of Tobruk, Libiya

Named on War Stonyhurst College, Cliteroe, Lancashire

Portrait at Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Named on War Memorial, St Gerards School, Thornhill Road, Bray, Co Wicklow, Ireland

Memorial & Display at Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Museum, Abbot's Tower, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland

P  Named on Honours Board, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Surrey

By The Way…

VC Held By

Stonyhurst College, Stonyhurst, Clitheroe, Lancashire, England



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BORN    19 March 1916

DIED   26 November 1941   AGE   25

VC Won   25 November 1941    AGE    25

Place VC Won   El Duda Ridge, Tobruk, Libya

War/Campaign   Second World War

VC Ephemera

Second World War