Jerry Jackson is killed overseas
Mrs. G.O. (Jerry) Jackson, 131 Kent St., has received a telegram notifying her of the death of her husband on July 22nd, who paid the supreme sacrifice while serving in France with the Black Watch Regiment of Canada.
Pte. Jackson was born and raised in Campbellford and resided there until he enlisted with the Midland Regiment in August 1939. He was stationed at the Lindsay Arsenal for many months.
Pte. Jackson made many friends while in Lindsay and was held in high esteem by all who knew him and will be sincerely missed by them all.
After leaving Lindsay Arsenal his regiment was stationed at both coasts, prior to going overseas in May 1943. A month later he was transferred to the Black Watch Regiment.
Besides his beloved wife (nee Catherine Alice Corrie) he leaves to mourn his loss, his father Mr. Orville Jackson, two sisters and a brother who reside in Cambellford.