Staff Sergeant C Jackson

Staff Sergeant C Jackson

5348543 Staff Sergeant Clifford ‘Jacko’ Jackson holds one of the highest British awards for gallantry, the Distinguished Conduct Medal, awarded for action in Italy in 1944. He had already shown his courage in 1943 when the Americans awarded him the Silver Star. He later transferred to the Intelligence Corps and was awarded the Military Medal for his services in Korea running agent-handling operations behind enemy lines.

His medals are, left to right: Distinguished Conduct Medal, Military Medal, 1939-45 Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Korea Medal, UN Korea Medal, Kenya Medal, General Service Medal with Cyprus Clasp, US Silver Star.