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Captain

Anthony Francis
JACKSON

(Tony)

(Photo)

Born:

(dd mmm yyyy)

Service No.

251680

 

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

22 Nov 1942 Commissioned to rank of 2nd Lt.

Joined 591 Antrim Para Sqdn 4 Aug 1943.

Ringway Parachute Training course 81.

Commanded No.2 Troop for the assault on the Merville battery 

Taken prisoner of war in June 1944, Oflag 79, Brunswick Lower Saxony. Prisoner No. 378

18 Jan 1947 promoted to Lieutenant (backdated to 22 Dec 1945)

22 June 1950 promoted to Captain

26 Sep 1964 retires at rank of Major on retired pay.

Family Notes:

./. 

Civilian Occupation:

Career soldier.

Married:

./. 

Died:

(dd mmm yyyy) Fleet Hampshire

Burial:

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Cemetery / Memorial:

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Links:

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Misc:

D-day aircraft was C47 Dakota, chalk No.358, from  512 Squadron, RAF. Pilot was fying Officer John  D. Shaw.

 

 

 


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