Percy William Blackburn (c.1893-1917)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- BLACKBURN, PERCY WILLIAM. Gunner. No 83782. 243rd Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery. Born Linthwaite. Son of Job and Anne Blackburn of 5 Flathouse, Linthwaite. Employed as a weaver by Mr J E Crowther at Bank Bottom Mills. Was a member of the Slaithwaite United Harriers. Single. Enlisted 20.5.1916. Killed in action, 7.9.1917, aged 24 years. Buried in BLEUET FARM CEMETERY, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row H, Grave 52.
- ROH:- Linthwaite War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Gunner PERCY WILLIAM BLACKBURN
- regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
- died: Friday, September 7, 1917
- age: 24 years
- record ID: 436336
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #436336)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #367777)