Josef Jakobs’ Petition

This post contains the text of Josef Jakobs’ unsuccessful appeal against his death sentence. THE COURT-MARTIAL OF JOSEF JAKOBS THE PETITION The humble petition by Josef Jakobs, a prisoner under sentence of death. To His Majesty the King. May it please Your Majesty, A most unhappy man makes this appeal for mercy at the bands… Continue reading Josef Jakobs’ Petition

Josef Jakobs

The details in this section deal with the case of Josef Jakobs; the last person to be executed at the Tower of London. JOSEF JACKOBS’ FINAL PETITION COURT MEMBERSJosef Jakobs’ courts-martial was convened by Lieutenant-General Sir Bertram N. Sergison-Brooke, KCVO, CB, CMG, DSO, commanding London District. The trial was held at Duke of York’s HQ,… Continue reading Josef Jakobs