4th November 1918
Blackburn grave

Robert Blackburn

Private, 52000, 9th Bn., Duke of Wellington's

Killed in Action, 4th November 1918

Robert Blackburn, Private, 52000, Duke of Wellington's, 52nd Brigade, 17th Division

Birth Place: Sheffield
​Enlistment: Sheffield

Service Records: Yes
Attestation Date: 2nd Dec 1915
Age at attestation: 19 yrs 9 months
Height: 5 feet 3.5 inches
Weight: 124 lbs

Address: 66B Cyclops St, Grimesthorpe
Mother: Rose Hannah Blackburn
Siblings: Rose Amanda Blackburn, Hannah Jemima Hall
Married: Yes
Wife: Ada Blackburn
Children: Amanda Blackburn (b 26th October 1918)


Mobilized: 27th May 1918
Landed in France: 12th October 1918
Joined Battalion: 22nd October 1918

Robert is commemorated on the Vis en Artois memorial.

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