Blanchflower, Cecil


War Service:
Corporal Z/2840 CECIL BLANCHFLOWER of ā€˜Dā€™ Company, 3rd battalion Rifle Brigade was killed in action on 20 January 1918, aged 24. He went to France on 10 August 1916.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.

Location of Memorial:
He is also remembered on the Sydenham South Suburban Gas Works war memorial.

He was the son Edward and Laura Blanchflower of 33, Manor Road, Beckenham. He enlisted at Lewisham on 12 September 1914 and gave his occupation as clerk.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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