Joss Shackleton was the reputed biological father of Vera Duckworth. It was never 100% confirmed but he did date Vera's mother Amy Burton around the time Vera was concieved. Joss also claimed that his grandmother was the illegitimate daughter of Edward VII.
Born in September 1919, Joss Shackleton and Amy Burton grew up a few streets apart from each other as children. They romanced in late 1936, around the time that Amy fell pregnant. Joss joined the Army with his friend Joe Kay in 1937. Joss always thought that he was the biological father of Amy's daughter Vera Burton, born in September 1937.
Born: September 1919
Died: November 1993 (Aged 74)
Full Name: Joss Shackleton
Children: Vera Duckworth (1937) (Not 100% confirmed)