The Shirley Village Archive

Salisbury, Jabez (Person)

(25 October 1885 – September 1965)

Son of Trevor and Annie, he had eight siblings:
Thomas (b. 1878)Trevor (b. 1881)
Harry (b. 1882)Roland (b. 1887)
Mary (b. 1889)Clare Emma (b. 1893)
Howard (b. 1895)Harold (b. 1899)

In 1891 (aged 6) he was a scholar at Worlds Ford, Synerscote. By 1901 he was a Labourer at a paper mill.

He joined 64 Company Royal Garrison Artillary around 1910 where he was a sergeant major according to the scroll in the church. He saw service in Arabia, Cyprus and Gibralta

He was awarded the British War Medal, Victory Medal and the DCA* MM (1918).
*Should this be DCM?

He died at Cheadle, Staffs

Researched by Malcolm Phillips. Ref: MP WW1 PIS 10

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