Blinkhorn, Ernest –

Son of the late William and Annie Blinkhorn, of 1618, Scant Row, Chorley Old Road, Heaton, Bolton, Lancashire. A member of the Bolton Corps of the St. John Ambulance Brigade. Died from the effects of gas poisoning.

Personal details

  • Surname: Blinkhorn
  • Forename: Ernest
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 26
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 19th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 9th Field Ambulance / St. John Ambulance Brigade.
  • Service number: 105948
  • Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 02/11/1917 07/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d* S22*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 02/11/1917

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