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BlackburneCharles HaroldCaptainBLACKBURNE, CHARLES HAROLD, Captain, was born 20 May 1870, son of C E Blackburne and of Mary Riley, widow of W Shadforth Boger. He was educated at Tonbridge; served in South Africa with the 11th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry, 1900-2. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 29 July 1902]; awarded the King's and Queen's Medals, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 31 October 1902]: "Charles Harold Blackburne, Captain, 11th Battalion Imperial Yeomanry. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". He was Assistant Secretary to the Transvaal Repatriation Department in 1902, and from 1902 to 1906 Manager of the Transvaal Government Stud. He became Captain in the 5th Dragoons (from the Special Reserve) August 1914. He served in the European War. He was severely wounded at Ypres 13 May 1915, and was given the Brevet of Major 3 June following. He served on the Headquarters Staff, Dublin, and was given the Brevet of Lieutenant Colonel 1 January 1917, in recognition of his services during the Irish Rebellion. He was appointed GSO2, 25 January 1917, and GSO1, 19 April, 1918; was mentioned in Despatches. Lieutenant Colonel Blackburne was foully murdered, together with both his children, by the torpedoing of the Leinster 10 October 1918. He married, in 1903, Emily Beatrice, daughter of the Reverend Canon H D Jones, and the two small children who went down with their father were: Charles Bertram, born 3 September 1911, and Beatrice Audrey, born 24 June, 1907.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
11th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry
BlackburneEdward Lee30PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseQueensland, 7th Battalion Australian Commonwealth
BlackburneHenry William7448PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls36th Company, 9th Btn, IY
BlackburneJ2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Northumberland Fusiliers
BlackburneJ HSource: WO100/284Oudtshoorn TG
BlackburneJames40614TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls133th Company, 29th Btn, IY
Blackburne?C TSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
BlackdenH C4684PrivateDemise: Died of disease - dysentery 12 Jun 1900
Place: Mutare
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
50th Company, 17th Btn, IY
BlackdenHugh Chalfont4684TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls50th Company, 17th Btn, IY
BlackeJB Division
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
BlackebyAlfred Ernest45Source: Medal rollsCanada, Royal Canadian Artillery
BlackebyFReceived the Mediterranean Medal
3rd Battalion
Source: Medal roll WO100 368
(Queen's Own) Royal West Kent Regiment
BlackebyG A4813Lance CorporalQSA (5). To 4th Prov. Regt. of Dragoons.
Source: QSA medal rolls
2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays)
BlackeleyG KSource: QSA and KSA rollsBritish South Africa Police
BlackeleyG RSource: QSA and KSA rollsBritish South Africa Police
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