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Albert Ernest Blinkhorn

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Blinkhorn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/846 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 94 Dixon Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Blinkhorn, 177 London Road, Preston, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/846 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Albert Blinkhorn was the son of Edward and Elizabeth Blinkhorn, of 177, London Rd., Preston, Lancs. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM II. D. 43. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • I am part of a Volunteer Project, researching the men whose names are on a plaque in a decommissioned church - St Mary's - in the parish where Albert lived in Preston, Lancashire, England. After researching Albert's life using census returns, I discovered he lived, and his family after his death continued to live, in a house which still remains and is a five minute walk from where I spent the first sixty years of my life. Albert's story has touched me deeply, from his early life as a weaver in a cotton mill in Preston, to serving on 16 vessels as a leading stoker in the Royal Navy, to joining the NZ Field Artillery in 1914, and his death on the Somme. I frequently drive past what was his family home and think of him - of his adventurous spirit and of his sacrifice. God Bless You Albert - it has been a privilege to research your life story; if only I could find out more .......
    Public - Patricia - Researcher - 7 February 2015

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07 February 2015PatriciaPreston, Lancashire, UK. (Albert's home town)Researcher
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