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425145   Private Jackson McLean
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 22/04/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 29th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 30/06/1879
Died: 11/09/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 37
Jackson McLean was the son of Jackson and Margaret McLean. He was born on 30th June 1879 in the Tobermore area. He was one of at least eight children. They lived in Mormeal, Tobermore. His father was a farmer. Jackson was a carpenter. Before emigrating to Canada, Jackson spent three years with the Duke of Connaught Rifles. Private Jackson McLean was serving with the 29th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry when he was killed in action in France on 11th September 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Vimy Memorial
  Arras, Pas de Calais
Grave Ref: No Ref
CWGC Casualty 1571336
The Vimy Memorial overlooks the Douai Plain from the highest point of Vimy Ridge, about eight kilometres northeast of Arras on the N17 towards Lens. The memorial is signposted from this road to the left, just before you enter the village of Vimy from the south. The memorial itself is someway inside the memorial park, but again it is well signposted.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Tobermore Baptist Church - WW1 Roll of Honour Tobermore
2 Tobermore War Memorial - WW1 - Part 2 Tobermore
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

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1 Tobermore Book WW1 46
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists McLean family 1901 census lists Jackson as age 20 living with the family at house 19 in Mormeal, Tobermore, Londonderry
2 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private Jackson McLean
3 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Private Jackson McLean
4 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Private Jackson McLean's death
5 Private Private Jackson McLean Canadian Military documents (34 no.)
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023