Blencowe, Frank (F.)

Rank Private
Service # 931604
Unit # No. 2 Const
Resident Chatham
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Private Frank Blencowe left for overseas with No.2 Construction Battalion March 27th, 1917, proceeding to France May 16th, 1917, attached to 50th. Company, Canadian Forestry Corps in No.5 District. Due to an accident he received five weeks hospital treatment, and transferred December 29th, 1917, to 30th. Company, No.1 District, and again April 15th, 1918, to 38th. Company, No.1 District. He served until December 3rd, 1918, when the battalion broke camp, and left France December 23rd, embarking from England for Canada January 11th, 1919, arriving at Halifax January 17th, 1919.

Private Frank Blencowe received his discharge February 8th, 1919, due to demobilisation.


Sources IODE, Chatham Daily Planet (25-10-1916), Chatham Daily Planet (27-01-1919)
Height 5' 4"
Eye Colour Brown
Age 31
Complexion Dark
Hair Black
Race Colored
Birthplace Collingwood, Ontario.
Religion Methodist
Last Place of Employment Merritt and Company, Bent Goods, Chatham, Ontario.
Average Earnings $2.00 per day
Marital Status Married
Marriage Info November 22nd, 1911, Chatham, Ontario.
When Enlisted November 1916
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Allowance from Patriotic Fund $13.00 per month
Next of Kin Wife- Mrs. Nellie Blencowe, Chatham, Ontario. Daughter- Edith M. Blencowe.

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