Frederick William Jackson is reported to have died of cholera in Burma in 1942 at the age of 57.

From 1910 to 1912 he was smelter shift boss for Burma Corporation, Ltd., at Namtu, Northern Shan States, and was then employed by Burma Oil Co. for two years on oil pipe-line construction.

He had been sergeant in the East Surrey Regt. from 1904 to 1910, and during the 1914-1918 war served with the Northampton Regt. as sergeant in Mesopotamia and the N.W. Frontier.

He returned to Burma on demobilization in 1919 and until 1925 held the position of mine foreman at the Hermyingyi mine, Tavoy, Lower Burma, for Burma Finance and Mining Co., becoming superintendent of the mine under Consolidated Tin Mines of Burma, Ltd., in 1925. In February, 1937, he took over their Bwabin property, also as mine superintendent, and in 1941 was engaged by Kanbauk Mines, Ltd., Tavoy.

Mr. Jackson was in Burma at the time of the Japanese invasion, and no news of him had been received since.

He was elected an Associate of the Institution in 1938.

Vol. 56, Trans IMM 1946-47, p.619

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