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Pte. Henry Foster Jackson
British Army Yorkshire Regiment (Green Howards) 9th Btn.
from:2, Aske Rd., Middlesbrough.
(d.7th Jun 1917)
Henry Foster enlisted in his home town of Middlesbrough, he was killed in action at Battle Wood on the first day of the Battle of Messines, he was 24 years old. Henry has now known grave and is remembered on the Menin Gate in Ypres and on the Middlesbrough War Memorial which forms the gates to Albert Park in the town.
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