Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Ernest Calvert Blackburn 1891 - 1915

Ernest Calvert Blackburn Barnsley Chronicle 5th June 1915
with thanks to Barnsley Archives
Born: 1891

Military Service:
Regiment and Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment 1st/5th Battalion
Service number & Rank: 2411
Entered Theatre of War: France on 13th April 1915
Awards: British War Medal, Victory Medal and the 1915 Star

Death:     24 May 1915 aged 24
Buried atY Farm Military Cemetery Bois - Grenier
Grave Reference: G 28

Information from Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
Son of the late W.G. Blackburn and E.M. Blackburn of Barnsley


Links & Notes:
Lives of the First World War

Ernest Calvert Blackburn lived at 72 Sackville Street, Barnsley

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