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 James Joseph Bernard Jackman

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James Joseph Bernard Jackman

  • Birth 19 Mar 1916 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Death 25 Nov 1941 Libya
  • Burial Tobruk, Al Butnan, Libya
  • Memorial ID 8170967

World War II Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a served as a Captain in The 1st Battalion of The Northumberland Fusiliers. During an attack on El Duda Ridge near Tobruk, Libya, November 25, 1941, Allied troops were being beaten off by heavy fire from German anti-tank guns. Captain Jackman while directing his unit forward, he was wounded mortally and still managed to put the enemy out of action before he died. For this action, he was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross Medal.

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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 10 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8170967
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James Joseph Bernard Jackman (19 Mar 1916–25 Nov 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8170967, citing Tobruk War Cemetery, Tobruk, Al Butnan, Libya ; Maintained by Find A Grave .