George Edwin Jakeman


Full name George Edwin Jakeman, born in Baldon, Oxon. in 1883, son of John Jakeman, blacksmith, born in Grendon Underwood, Bucks., and Rose nee Turner, a lace maker. In 1891 they lived at Blenheim, Wheatley. George attended school in Wheatley from 1891. Described in Census as an engine driver. He was serving as a Lance Corporal in 1917. Silver War Badge no. 247905.

A George E. Jakeman married Elizabeth M. Coles in June 1915 in Thame; there is a George Edwin Jakeman living in Littleworth in 1921 and George Edwin Jakeman, agricultural engine driver, and Elizabeth Margaret Jakeman of Littleworth had daughters baptised in St. Mary's Church in 1921 and 1923.

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