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Jackson, John Telfer

Date of birth:
October 20th, 1912
Date of death:
October 2nd, 2000
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

John Telfer Jackson married Canadian Ruth Penlington in 1951. The couple had five children. The family lived at first in Scrooby and later in Retford. John Telfer managed a concrete block and beam making company, Kingbury Concrete, in Ranskill.
He later moved to Lincoln with his family.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Civilian
Rescued a woman and her baby from a bombed and burning house.
George Medal

Sources

  • Photo 1: Graham Mytton
  • Photo: Graham Mytton
  • - Decoration through son
    - Family records

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