Private Joseph Blackburn

Durham Light Infantry

Died: Saturday 1 May 1915 (aged 21)

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Record:
BLACKBURN, JOSEPH
Additional information:
Son of Henry and Jane Blackburn, of 2, Sowerby St., Sacriston, Co. Durham.
Cemetery:
CAMBRIDGE CITY CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
D. 2481.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Lieutenant Blackburn
Context:
Date:
3 May 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Train (4, 6, 33, 37 Companies A.S.C.). (page 626)
Name:
Lieutenant Blackburn
Context:
returned_hospital
Date:
5 May 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Train (4, 6, 33, 37 Companies A.S.C.). (page 630)
Name:
Lieutenant Blackburn
Context:
returned_hospital
Date:
6 May 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: Divisional Troops: Divisional Train (4, 6, 33, 37 Companies A.S.C.). (page 630)