BLAKEMAN, Albert John

Rank: 
Fusilier
Unit/Base: 
6 Commando
Police Service: 
Metropolitan Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14604359
Born: 
Friday, September 3, 1915
Died : 
Thursday, June 15, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
28
Fusilier Albert Blakeman died of wounds during operations at Normandy, France.
A serving Metropolitan Police Officer he had volunteered as one of the Police Intakes to the Commandos. In 1939 he was Pc 467G with an address at Sotheby Road, Islington.

Son of Tom Edgar and Alice Blakeman; husband of Elizabeth Blakeman, of Pontllanfraith. A.V.C.M., L.V.C.M.

Sources
CWGC.

Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/77.
List of Met. Police Officers on Forum message titled Police Intakes.
The 1939 Register covering Islington, London.

Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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