Tom Jackson has been labelled a “hero” since his ultimately fatal act to save the life of Mia Ayliffe-Chung.
In an attack at a hostel in North Queensland, the British backpacker sacrificed his life in an attempt to save another woman.
Now, Tom will go onto to save more lives as the family make the decision to donate his organs.
“How wonderful that he died trying to save someone’s life and maybe has ended up saving even more,” his father, Les, told the Townsville Bulletin.
“At least something has come out of the sh-tness and so long as he has a legacy, that is the main thing.”
Tom Jackson as a young boy. Image via You Caring.
It was only a few days ago that the Jackson family made the tragic decision to switch off his life support, which has left them devastated.
"Our darling Tom has left us and the world is a poorer place. Thanks again to everyone for the love and support you have given us over the last few days, we will be forever grateful," a statement from the family read.