P01992.001

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ID number P01992.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Date made 13 July 1917
Physical description Black & white

Description

Portrait of Private William Jackson VC of 17th Infantry Battalion in a park setting. 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 on 25 June 1916. Private Jackson was himself seriously wounded in the attempt.