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WW2: Saltaire Roll of Honour
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WW2 Roll of Honour: surnames beginning with:

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Lockwood, Jack
1920 - ????

Jack Lockwood was the son of John Thomas Lockwood. Widower, John, (born 1876) married Lilian Smith, 19 January 1918, at St. Paul’s, Shipley. They had three children.

Jack, their second child, was born in 1920. They lived at 44 Thompson Street, Shipley.

Report in the Shipley Times 16 June 1928: -

While Jack Lockwood (8), of 44 Thompson Street. Shipley, was crossing the road from Thompson Street into Saltaire Road on Wednesday (13 June) night, he was knocked down by a motor car driven by Mr. E. W. Chairey, Ashmount. Heaton Grove. Frizinghall. Lockwood was taken to Saltaire Hospital, where it was ascertained that had received injuries to his nose which necessitated three stitches being put in. He was detained at the hospital.

Jack’s mother, Lilian, died in 1934.

Jack served in the Army in WW2.

Report in the Shipley Times 22 May 1940: -


Two Shipley friends, Private Jack Lockwood, aged 20, and Private Dennis Hartley, aged 19, are reported missing in the Norwegian campaign. Private Lockwood, who formerly lived in Thompson Street and worked at Saltaire Mills, joined the York and Lancaster Regiment several months before the war. He is a brother of Mrs. Haggerty, of 11 Katherine Street, Saltaire.

Private Hartley a nephew of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Atkinson, of 11 Alexandra Road, Shipley, and is the fiancé of Private Lockwood’s sister, Miss Doris Lockwood. He joined the York and Lancaster Regiment two years ago, and before that worked at Saltaire Mills.

Another Shipley soldier who served in the Norwegian campaign saw them both in Norway, and states that he heard Private Hartley had been wounded.

In June 1940 both Jack and Dennis were reported as being Prisoners of War.

Report in the Shipley Times 18 November 1942: -

Private Jack Lockwood, who lives with his sister (Mrs. A. Haggerty, 11 Katherine Street, Saltaire) has been a prisoner of war in Germany for nearly three years. Before joining the Army he was employed at Salt (Saltaire) Ltd.. Saltaire Mills.

In 1947 Jack was living with the Haggerty family at 55 Kirkgate, Shipley.

It is unclear what happened to him after this.






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