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Blackburn, Joseph

23

Identification

Battalion / unit at enlistment: AMC
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Birth: 30 May 1886, Bolton, Lancashire, England
College Building memorial: Second floor, centre east
Slide number(s): HR-2204, HR-2205, HR-2206

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Arts - Emm 1921 grad B.A. 1921

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Winnipeg
Attestation date: 8 Jan 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: divintiy student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 29 years, 7 months
Height (inches): 66.50
Chest expansion (inches): 35.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.50

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
AMC           
CAMC            RoS
YMCA            RoS

Rank

Rank Date Notes
Private  
Captain, Hon   CB List
Lieutenant  

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1914 1916 U of S Calendar
Bolton, UK? student 1913 1914 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1920 1921 U of S Calendar
Macklin  reverend 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.

Sources

National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 782 - 1
College Building list #: 160
Roll of Honour list #: 23
Roll of Service (1928) #: 94
Long List #: 94

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