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Original research: No records. This man may have been: Gunner Harry Blackburn (L/299), (SWB RA/2899), enlisted 18/1/1915, discharged 16/1/1919 aged 27, died Bridlington J/A/S/1920 aged 28. No apparent connection with Nottingham. But see also: CWGC 'Harry Blackburn. 3701 Gunner 144th York Hvy Bty Royal Garrison Artillery d. 23 September 1920 age 28, buried Acomb (St Stephen) Churchyard. Son of James and Alice Blackburn, of 1, Inman Terrace, Carr's Lane, Acomb. His brother Wilfred Blackburn also fell.' Wilfred Blackburn, 13927 Pte 11th Bn Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) KIA 7 October 1916. WMR 30657 Acomb Green York WW1 & WW2 – Blackburn Harry, Blackburn Wilfred WW1 Pension Ledgers: Harry Blackburn 3701 Gnr RGA. res. Acomb Yorks. d. 23 September 1920. Other information: The family was living in Acomb, York, in 1901 and 1911. In 1911, Harry (19) was a confectioner. The only registration of the death of a Harry Blackburn b. abt 1892 d. 1920 res. Yorkshire is: Harry Blackburn b. 1892 d. 1920 J/A/S Bridlington (28).
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