Blackburn, Robert Archibald (R. A.)

Rank Private, Corporal
Service # A/9312
Unit # Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, attd. 3rd Cdn. Inf. Bde
Resident Dresden
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Corporal Blackburn enlisted in 10/09/1939 at the age of 35. He was among the initialĀ  group of men from Dresden to enlist, and at the time of enlistment had been chief of Police of Dresden. He served in England, Sicily, France and Italy

He was killed in Italy on October 6th, 1943, in a motorcycle accident. Age 39

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Awards 1939-1945 Star, Italy Star, C.V.S.M. with Bar
Supplemental Information Born 27/07/1904 the son of Myron S. and Catherine Blanche Blackburn; husband of Vera P. Blackburn, and brother of Margret R. also of Dresden, Ontario, Canada Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead, Grave/Memorial Reference: III. C. 28. Cemetery: BARI WAR CEMETERY. Dresden Roll of Honour. Index of Overseas Deaths. {(P) Dresden
Age 35
Birthplace Born- April 27th, 1904
When Enlisted September 10, 1939
Next of Kin Parents- Mr. & Mrs. Myron S. Blackburn

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