Ernest W Blunt

Name

Ernest W Blunt

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

09/11/1915
40

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Sapper
94999
Royal Engineers
11th Signal Company.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

PIETA MILITARY CEMETERY
D. VII. 2.
Malta

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Royston Town War Memorial

Pre War

Ernest was the husband of Rachel Mary Blunt, of "Westbrook," Royston, Hertfordshire. He had worked for the Post Office as a Sorting Clerk since 1899.

Wartime Service

He enlisted in April 1915 and was posted to the Dardanelles on the 21st August of that year. He suffered a bout of Dysentery in October 1915 and was eventually evacuated to Malta suffering from Typhoid Fever. He died in the Military Hospital in Malta and is buried in the Pieta Military Cemetery.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson