The son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Blackmore of 259 Colbourne St., Chatham, ON. A graduate of the Chatham Collegiate institute and for a time before enlisting was the Sports Editor for the Chatham Daily News. He was also on the staff of the Chrysler Corporation in Chatham.
Carlton appears on the “Muster Roll” of the 2nd Bn., Kent Regiment (MG), N.P.A.N. (date unknown). In May of 1942 he was accepted into the RCAF R155493 and was to report to London, ON to be trained as a Radio Mechanic at the University of Toronto. CDN 27/05/42
Served with Second Kents for one year.
Served in Canada. Stationed at Manning Depot, Took course at Toronto University, According to the CDN 5/06/42 Carlton was accepted for training at the London Recruiting Centre finished at Clinton R.C.A.F. School on Radar Work. Was a radio technician at Coal Harbour on Vancouver Island.
Carlton was accepted for training at the London Recruiting Centre. In July Carlton was stationed at RCAF Manning Pool – Toronto had a week-end leave to visit his parents. CDN 4/07/42
In November of 1942 he was on a two week furlough from RCAF – Toronto to visit his parents. CDN 19/11/42