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Ewart Blackwell

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:04th The Leek Rifles
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Tank Rgt (R.A.C.)
Country of burial:EgyptGrave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Alamein Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born on the 19th December 1910, the birth being registered during the March
quarter 1911 in the Prestwich R.D. - ref: 8d/368, the son of Robert &
Gertrude Ellen Blackwell (nee Hulme).

1911 Census - 14 Ingham Street, Newton Heath, Manchester.   Son - aged: 3
months - born: Manchester.   Head of household - Robert Blackwell - Married
- aged: 40 - occ: Steel Warehouse Manager - born: Manchester.    Also -
Gertrude Ellen Blackwell - Wife - aged: 40 - born: Manchester.    Plus 2
elder siblings.  His parents were still living at this address in 1939.

1939 National Registration - 3 Norton Park View, Sheffield, Yorkshire.  
Ewart Blackwell - Married - Born on the 19th December 1910 - occ: Insurance
Company Branch Assistant.   Lilian Blackwell - Married - Born on the 5th
February 1910 - occ: Unpaid Domestic Duties.

Married Lilian Makin during the September quarter 1939 in the Manchester
R.D. - ref: 8d/691.

Post War, Lilian is recorded as residing at 16 Broadoaks Road, Sale.

Manchester Evening News, dated the 14th November 1942 - ROLL OF HONOUR -
Cpl Ewart Blackwell (R.T.R.) died of wounds in the Middle East. Husband of
Lilian of Morton, Sheffield and the younger son of Mr. Mrs. R. Blackwell of
Clayton Bridge, Manchester 10.  Present address: 137 Droylsden Road,

CWGC - Son of Robert & Gertrude Ellen Blackwell; husband of Lilian
Blackwell of Sale.

Probate - for Ewart Blackwell of 3 Norton Park View, Sheffield granted at
Llandudno on the 22nd December 1942 to Joseph Weathers (Insurance Official)
and to Robert Blackwell (Retired Works Manager)   Estate valued at £1,339.
19. 3d.

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