Maj John George Blackburne

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Reference WMO/265661

Address:

The Royal Memorial Chapel

Chapel Square

Royal Military Acadamy Sandhurst

Camberley

GU15 4NR

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Major John George Blackburne, 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt). Charterhouse School. Commissioned into the Derbyshire Regiment. He retired in 1898 but rejoined in 1900 and fought in the Second Anglo Boer War in South African. He was later a member of the Imperial Yeomanry. In the Great War he served with 9th Bn. The Sherwood Foresters. Mentioned in Dispatches. Killed in action at Gallipoli aged 42 years. Buried in grave I. C. 2. of Green Hill Cemetery, Turkey.
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John George Blackburne, Major Sherwood Foresters. Killed in action Gallipoli 21 Aug 1915. In proud memory.

Major John George Blackburne

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