Cpl. Sam Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Jackson, of Chatfield, was born at that place July 26, 1890. He was educated in the rural schools. When war was declared between the United States and Germany, Corporal Jackson volunteered and in November, 1917, was sent to Camp Travis, where he trained with Company E, 360th Infantry, 90th Division. In June, 1918, he sailed for overseas duty and participated in the activities
with the 90th Division. He was killed in battle on October 4, 1918, making the supreme sacrifice for the freedom of the world.
History of Texas World War Heroes - World War 1