Friday, 13 February 2015

Cudworth Cemetery Arnold and Hugh Blackburn

Arnold and Hugh Blackburn are remembered on this grave kerbstone
The grave surround of the Blackburn family

War Memorials Archive listing

War Memorials Online listing

Photograph by BarnsleyHistorian

Monumental Inscription by Barnsley Family History Society

Lives of The First World War   Arnold Blackburn

Lives of The First World War   Hugh Blackburn

Grave Location and Inscription: 

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George Arthur Blackburn / who died March 15th 1926 aged 67 years / also Arnold Blackburn Y & L (Hallamshire) died in France May 5th 1917 / also Hugh Blackburn West Yorks / died of wounds Sept 22nd 1917 / interred at Treport Cemetery / also Elizabeth beloved wife of / George Arthur Blackburn / who died Dec 11th 1944 aged 81 years.

Arnold and Hugh are also remembered on the Cudworth War Memorial.

The Cudworth Local History and Heritage Group's book, Lest Cudworth Forgets, includes more information on these men.
Arnold Blackburn is remembered on the Arras memorial and is commemorated on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

Hugh Blackburn is interred in the Mont Huon Military Cemetery Le Treport and commemorated on the  Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

BWMP # CDW01/14