LACW E.G.J JACKLIN
FIRST NAMES: Eileen Gladys Joyce
UNIT: WAAF (Aux) Tech Command
DATE OF ENLISTMENT: 1st December 1942
DATE OF DEATH: 15th March 1947
WHERE BURIED: Northallerton Cemetery
MEDALS: 1939-45 Star, Victory Medal
Eileen Jacklin was born near Northallerton on the 7th November 1923 and had one brother, Dennis.
On the 1st of December 1942, Eileen joined the RAF and trained as a wireless operator (ground) and worked with Technical Training Command. Shortly after the war she was taken ill and entered hospital. After a long illness Eileen died at the age of 23, on the 15th March 1947, of pulmonary tuberculosis.
Eileen Jacklin lies buried in a Commonwealth Wargrave in Northallerton Cemetery. She is also remembered in the Central Church of the Royal Air Force, St. Clement Danes, London.