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Norman Blackburn

In memory of:

Private Norman Blackburn

September 24, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

911048

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

3rd Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Supplement to London Gazette dated 24 January 1919.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Son of William and Priscilla Blackburn, of Alford, Saskatchewan.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANQUETIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. E. 23.

Location:

Wanquetin is a village approximately 12 kilometres west of Arras and approximately 6 kilometres north of Beaumetz. WANQUETIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION lies to the north-east of the village on the road to Warlus (D.59).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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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 461 of 734

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