Kingston upon Hull War Memorial 1914 - 1918

The story of Hull in World War One

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First NameJOHN

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BORN LONG RISTON, SCARBOROUGH 1896. SON OF HENRY BLAKE (1867-1923) & MARY ELIZABETH BURTON, OF LEVEN, HULL. A FARM BOY IN SKIRLAUGH, YORKSHIRE. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX 2415, RFA, 2ND BRIGADE. TRANSFERRED AS A GUNNER IN THE ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY. KILLED ...