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Blackburn, Charles David Cecil



Regimental number: 411100
Battalion / unit at enlistment: PPCLI
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 31 Aug 1895, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England
College Building memorial: First floor, southwest
Slide number(s): HR-1028, HR-1029

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Law        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 19 Mar 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 19 years, 7 months
Height (inches): 63.50
Chest expansion (inches): 34.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 1.00
Marks: scar over left eye

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes

Military service - end

Date Location Reason Notes
2 Aug 1918   discharged wounded now unfit


Rank Date Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  15 Sep 1916


Father: Blackburn, David
Father's Address: Vonda, SK, Canada (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Vonda  student 1914 1915 U of S Calendar
Vonda  student 1917 1919 U of S Calendar
Perdue    1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 780 - 58
College Building list #: 28
Roll of Honour list #: 22
Roll of Service (1928) #: 93
Long List #: 93

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