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Record:
BLAKE, JOHN
Additional information:
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C.
Country:
France

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British driver mechanic served with 288 Coy, Royal Army Service Corps in North Africa, Italy, GB and North West Europe, 1942-1945; served NCO driver with 1521 Platoon, Royal Army Service Corps in Belgium, 1946
REEL 1 Recollections of background in Islington, London, 1922-1942: social circumstances; effects of death of father, 1931; education; sporting and Boys Brigade activities; holiday with Childrens' Country Holiday Fund; various jobs; work as van delivery driver, 1939-1942; outbreak of war, 3/9/1939; …

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Name recorded:
Blake, John
Memorial:
St John the Baptist Church Statue (WMR 15699)
Location:
Tue Brook, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Blake, John
Memorial:
Long Riston Parishioners - WW1 (fell) (WMR 35897)
Location:
Long Riston, Humberside
Name recorded:
Blake, John
Memorial:
Londonderry Glass Bottlemakers Trade Society WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 71054)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Blake, John
Memorial:
St Josephs Roman Catholic Church (WMR 41812)
Location:
Stanley, Durham
Name recorded:
Blake, John
Memorial:
Grimston - WW1 and WW2 cross (WMR 19677)
Location:
Grimston, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Blake, John
Memorial:
Whippingham Parish (WMR 40871)
Location:
Whippingham, Isle Of Wight
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
Adelphi Lads Club - Books Of Remembrance (lost) (WMR 54097)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
Greet Primary School - WW1 Plaque (lost) (WMR 17328)
Location:
,
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
2/10 Battn Middlesex Regt (WMR 47685)
Location:
Chiswick, Greater London
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
Ilford Football Club (WMR 52664)
Location:
Ilford, Greater London
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
East Yorkshire Regt And East Riding Men WW1 (WMR 34681)
Location:
Beverley, Humberside
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
Manchester Unity Of Oddfellows Beverley District (WMR 34744)
Location:
Beverley, Humberside
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
Denholm Reading and Recreation Rooms WW1 Roll of Honour (WMR 81472)
Location:
Denholm, Borders
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
St Edmunds Parish (WMR 19035)
Location:
Bearpark, Durham
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
Citizens Of Salisbury - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 2112)
Location:
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
London and South Western Railway Arch (WMR 12182)
Location:
Waterloo, Greater London
Name recorded:
Blake, J
Memorial:
Leigh War Memorial (WMR 18490)
Location:
Leigh, Greater Manchester

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Name:
Second Lieutenant Blake
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
9 Aug 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion East Surrey Regiment (page 157)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Blake
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
9 Aug 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion East Surrey Regiment (page 157)
Name:
Sapper Blake
Context:
joined
Date:
16 Aug 1916
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: Signal Squadron Royal Engineers (page 78)
Name:
Second Lieutenant S G Blake
Context:
joined
Date:
15 Aug 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Devonshire Regiment (page 74)