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Reginald Vernon Blackburn

In memory of:

Major Reginald Vernon Blackburn

August 29, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)


28th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Service Order

Military Cross

Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information

Son of William Solly Blackburn and Charlotte Blackburn, of Broadstairs, Kent, England.

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

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. G. 4.


Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Regina Morning Leader c.1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of REGINALD VERNON BLACKBURN– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Death Registry– 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 463 of 734
  • Grave marker

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