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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Lester John Blackmore

In memory of:

Sergeant Lester John Blackmore

August 13, 1942

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve


15 Sqdn.

Additional Information

Son of Bertram Ronald and Nellie Florence Blackmore, of Clarenville, Newfoundland, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 146 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information



Grave Reference:

Row 4. Grave 2.


GOSSELIES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 5 km north of Charleroi. Taking the E42 from Mons in the direction of Liege then exit at Gosselies onto the N5 towards Charleroi. 2 Km after this junction lies the third right hand turning towards Brussels. After taking this turning the next right hand turning leads onto the Chaussee de Fleurus, with the cemetery located 50 metres along this road on the left hand side. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Lester Blackmore– Lester in his uniform
  • Monument– Monument in Clarenville, Newfoundland, where Sergeant Lester Blackmore is commemorated.
  • Plaque– This plaque is located in the Royal Canadian Legion, Clarenville,
  • Clarenville Regional Library– This is the Library in Clarenville, Trinity Bay where Sergeant Lester John Blackmore is commemorated.
  • Grave Marker– Gravesite

Gosselies Communal Cemetery, Belgium
  • Grave Marker– Gravesite.  Visited Tuesday, July 2, 2014.

Gosselies Communal Cemetery, Belgium

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