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Blackburn, Joseph



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
CAMC            RoS
YMCA            RoS


Rank Date Notes
Captain, Hon   CB List

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.


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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