PORTRAIT OF PRIVATE WILLIAM JACKSON VC OF 17TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, AIF. PRIVATE JACKSON WAS AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR HIS ACTION IN RESCUING WOUNDED COMRADES UNDER HEAVY SHELLFIRE ...
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DescriptionPORTRAIT OF PRIVATE WILLIAM JACKSON VC OF 17TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, AIF. PRIVATE JACKSON WAS AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS FOR HIS ACTION IN RESCUING WOUNDED COMRADES UNDER HEAVY SHELLFIRE FOLLOWING A RAID ON GERMAN LINES NEAR ARMENTIERES, FRANCE, 1916-06-25. PRIVATE JACKSON WAS HIMSELF SERIOUSLY WOUNDED IN THE ATTEMPT.