Monday, 5 January 2015

Barnsley Cemetery Ernest Calvert Blackburn

Ernest Calvert Blackburn is remembered on his family's gravestone

War Memorials Archive listing 

War Memorials Online listing 

Photograph by Pete Schofield 

Grave Location and Inscription: 
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In loving memory of  / Walter George Blackburn born August 15th1853  / Died January 14th 1895 / Also Eleanor Miles Blackburn  / wife of the above and daughter /  of the late Miles and Sarah Calvert / born July 12th 1860 died May 3rd 1908 /  Also Ernest Calvert Blackburn / L'ce Corpl. Y & L Regt. / son of the above killed in action near /  Armentieres France /  May 24th 1915 aged 24 years.

Ernest Calvert Blackburn is remembered on the St Marys Church War Memorial Barnsley

Ernest  buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier, France and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission  website.

BWMP  BAR07/14