Joseph Charles Blaxill

Name

Joseph Charles Blaxill

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

05/10/1918
19

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
43746
Lincolnshire Regiment
6th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

CHAPEL CORNER CEMETERY, SAUCHY-LESTREE
A.5
France

UK Memorials

Holy Trinity Church Memorial, Weston

Pre War

Born 11 February 1899, one of three sons of Joseph & Emily Blaxhill of Stevenage Road, Weston, Herts. Known as Joey. Baptised on 21 May 1899. His father was a mason/labourer. 1911 Census: living with family at Damask Green, Weston, Herts when he was a schoolboy. Enlisted at Hitchin, Herts.

Wartime Service

Also 249th Infantry Battalion, 6445. Died of wounds sustained during the last German offensive at Aubencheul-au-Bac, near Epinoy.

Additional Information

War gratuity of £9 granted to father Joseph.

Acknowledgments

Peter Handy, Brenda Palmer