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Ronald Blakney

In memory of:

Private Ronald Blakney

August 26, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

742960

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

26th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 29, 1893

Son of Sherman and Alice H. Blakney. Native of Sunny Brae, Moncton, New Brunswick.

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:

BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

V. B. 4.

Location:

Gezaincourt is a village in the Department of the Somme, situated 2 kilometres to the south-west of the town of Doullens, and BAGNEUX BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south of the village. There is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost in Gezaincourt village opposite the Chateau entrance.

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 731 of 734.

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