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 ...
ID numberP01992.001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Date made13 July 1917
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionPortrait 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.