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Private H Blackstone


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Private Harry BLACKSTONE, G/20653, 7th Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, Flanders, France, death assumed on or after, 24th April 1918, age 22.

Born Mtrinpole, Russia.

Enlisted Liverpool, Lancashire, age 25, height 5ft 6½ inches, weight 122lbs. Religion, Hebrew. Resided 16, Duckinfield St., Liverpool, Lancashire. Formerly tailor. Next of Kin, Rose Blackstone, sister, 16, Duckinfield St., Liverpool, Lancashire.

Home 8th July 1916 to 31st January 1918; BEF 1st February 1918 to 24th April 1918.

8th July 1916, enlisted & posted Depot, 5th Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment,  66247; 10th July 1916, posted 17th Reserve Battalion, The Cheshire Regiment,46692; 23rd July 1916, Expeditionary Force France attached ASC; 9th February 1917, transferred to Kings Liverpool Regiment, 23 Works Company; 26th June 1917, transferred to192 Labour Corps, 217476; 17th August 1917, posted Labour Company, 7183; 1st February 1918, transferred to 7th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment;

12th November 1920, Statement of Relatives - Father, Lazarus Blackstone, deceased; Brother John Blackstone, age 42, 16, Duckinfield St., Liverpool, Lancashire; Sister - one but in asylum 10 years.

Commemorated at Pozieres Memorial, Panel 58 & 59, Somme, France.


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