Blackburn, John –

Son of Mrs. Blackburn, of 16, Ferguson Street, Bolton, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Blackburn, of 18, Grendon Street, Daubhill, Bolton, Lancashire. Previously served 3 years with the Lancashire Fusiliers. Wounded.

Personal details

  • Surname: Blackburn
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: November 22nd, 1884
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Unit: Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.
  • Service number: 1257
  • Regiment: Canadian Imperial Forces
  • Enlistment date: August 26th, 1914 - 1914-08-26
  • Enlistment location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 28/07/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 5f

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