Private ISAAC JACQUES.
2719 4th Bn, Yorkshire Regiment.
who died, aged 28, on the 2nd of May 1915.
Son of Richard and Sarah Jacques of 37 Richard St, North Skelton, N Yorkshire.
On the census of 1901 Isaac, aged 13, was living at 37 Richard St
and had been born in N Skelton.
His father and mother came from E Dereham, Norfolk.
Four of his family worked in the Ironstone mines -
his father and brother Fred, aged 21, filled the tubs with iron ore;
his brother Tom, aged 17, drove one of the horses that pulled the tubs to the shaft bottom;
his brother Baldwin, aged 15, was a "trapper lad", who sat in the pitch black opening and closing the air supply control doors when the horse driver approached.
Isaac also had a sister, Florence aged 19.