BLACKHURST, John

Rank: 
Rifleman
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
King's Royal Rifle Corps
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
6920686
Honours & Awards: 
Died : 
Monday, March 20, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
21
Rifleman John Blackhurst died of wounds during an operation against German forces in the wadis near the Anzio beachhead. He received a postumous Mention In Despatches in recognition of gallant and distinguished service in Italy.
 
Sources
CWGC.
London Gazette 36886, page 328.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 

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