Lieutenant Robert William Jakeman was the son of Dr Robert Gordon Jakeman and Kate Lilian Jakeman, of Otterhampton, Somerset. He served with 1st Airlanding Recce Squadron, Reconnaissance Corps and took part in the invasion of Italy, during Autumn 1943.
Lieutenant Jakeman died on 10 September 1943, aged 24 years old. He is now buried at Bari War Cemetery, Italy.
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