Derek JACKSON (1918-2003)


Derek Gordon Bickford JACKSON


Spouse: Margaret Elizabeth LYONS

Derek Gordon Bickford JACKSON,1 son of Arthur Reginald JACKSON (1891-1951) and Lilian Gordon BICKFORD (1892-1964), was born on 14 July 1918 in Exeter, Devon, England.1,2,3 His service number was 2328910. He was in the Army. He was in the 6th Airborne Division. He married Margaret Elizabeth LYONS on 27 January 1943.2 He died on 26 November 2003 in Bangor, County Down, Ireland.1,3 He experienced Section No.


Margaret Elizabeth LYONS4 was the daughter of William LYONS (1866-1950) and Jane Hall MCILMOYLE (1881-1980?).


1BMDCertificate: Death, 2003, Jackson DGB.
Text From Source: 26 Nov 2003. Derek Gordon Bickford Jackson (retired civil servant) died at Ailsa Lodge, Nursing Home, Killaire Avenue, Bangor. Date and place of birth: 14 Jul 1918, Exeter. Widower. Usual address: 20 Bryansford Meadow, Bangor, BT20 3NX. Cause of death: (1) chronic Renal Failure (2) Hypertension. Informant: Gordon Jackson, son, 18 Lisbane Park, Conlig, Newtonards
2Army Service File: Jackson DGB.
Text From Source: Date of birth given as 14 Jul 1918.
Date of marriage to Margaret E Lyons of 'Crindle', Myroe, Co Londonderry given as 27 Jan 1943.
3Memorial Inscription: Jackson DGB.
Text From Source: JACKSON In loving memory of Margaret Elizabeth dearly loved wife of Derek 22 Nov 1914 - 4 Sep 2003 also her beloved husband Derek Gordon Bickford 14 Jul 1918 - 26 Nov 2003. At peace.
4BMDCertificate: Birth, 1914, Lyons ME.
Text From Source: 22 Nov 1914. Margaret Elizabeth Lyons daur of William Lyons (farmer) and Jane Hall McIlmoyle was born at Crindle, Myroe, Bellarena, Co Derry