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George Blackie

In memory of:

Sergeant George Blackie

October 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

192448

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 13, 1892

Commemorated on Page 369 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WELLINGTON CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

IV. B. 4.

Location:

Rieux-en-Canbresis is a village in the Department of the Nord, 9 kilometres north-east of Cambrai, and the WELLINGTON CEMETERY is 800 metres north of the village, 50 yards from the traffic lights on the D118, Cauchy-Iwuy-Rieux-en-Canbresis road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Birch to Blakstad. Mircoform Sequence 10; Volume Number 31829_B034746; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 154 Page 491 of 734
  • Badge– Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Blackie enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the C.M.G.C. as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V.Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge Canadian Machine Gun Corps. Sergeant Blackie enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the CMGC as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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