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Maxwell Jackson (1909-1943)

Maxwell Jackson grew up as a son of Robert and Susan, but in fact he was the son of one of their eldest daughters. During World War II Max served with the 21st Battalion, and fought for Gull Force on Ambon Island where he was captured by the Japanese. He was transferred to Hainan Island where he died of dysentery in December 1943. After the war, the remains of Private Maxwell Jackson, A.I.F. 2/21 Bn. Australian Infantry were transferred to the Yokohama War Cemetery near Tokyo.

Surviving members of Gull Force, and their body weights on enlistment and after liberation, from left to right: VX31225 D. J. Findlay, 11 stone 8 lbs (7 stone 3 lbs); Captain Woods of the US Army; VX37156 H. R. Martin, 13 stone (8 stone); VX60050 A. H. Thompson, 10 stone 9 lbs, (6 stone 9 lbs).  Maxwell Jackson had been a member of Gull Force but had died in captivity.
Surviving members of Gull Force, and their body weights on enlistment and after liberation, from left to right: VX31225 D. J. Findlay, 11 stone 8 lbs (7 stone 3 lbs); Captain Woods of the US Army; VX37156 H. R. Martin, 13 stone (8 stone); VX60050 A. H. Thompson, 10 stone 9 lbs, (6 stone 9 lbs). Maxwell Jackson had been a member of Gull Force but had died in captivity.

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