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Allen Blackwell

In memory of:

Corporal Allen Blackwell

November 6, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

707220

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

May 28, 1886

Son of James and Ann Blackwell, of Duxford, Cambs., England.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 28.

Location:

QUIÉVRAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 20 km west of Mons on a road leading from the N51 which connects Mons to Quiévrain and on to Valenciennes. The N51 Rue Grande passes directly through the village of Quiévrain and forms a junction with the Rue des Wagnons in the centre of the village. The Rue des Wagnons leads for 500 metres (towards the village of Baisieux) and to the left hand turning onto the Rue du Chateau d'Eau. The cemetery is located 400 metres along this road and at the junction with the Rue du Cheval Blanc. 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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  • 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 527 of 734
  • Cemetery– Photo taken on August 5, 2017 by Alain Rosman (from Brussels, Belgium).
  • Cemetery– Photo taken on August 5, 2017 by Alain Rosman (from Brussels, Belgium).
  • Grave Marker– Photo taken on August 5, 2017 by Alain Rosman (from Brussels, Belgium).

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