Born in 1892 in Knapton to George and Eliza (nee Bell) Blackburn, but by 1901 was living in Work House Common, Neatishead and by 1911 was working as a Miller’s Assistant. He enlisted aged 24, and during his service wrote many letters to his mother. He returned home to work at Neatishead Mill.
Details on the Memorial Plaque: Private Royal Garrison Artillery – Survived
Military service: Royal Garrison Artillery
Service no: 156715
Lifespan: 1892 – 1982