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Russell Tom Blight

In memory of:

Private Russell Tom Blight

March 23, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

115843

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians), R.C.A.C.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Blight, of Plymouth; husband of Dorothy Leigh Blight, of 3631 Dewdney Ave., Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Sp. Mem. "C". I. C. 9.

Location:

Chauny is a small industrial town in the department of the Aisne. It is situated about 7 kilometres south-west of La Fere on the Canal de St Quentin and the River Ouse, 24 kilometres south of St Quentin. The British Extension to the Communal Cemetery lies due north of the town of Chauny.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstance of Death Card– Source:  Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 161 of 762.

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