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. He had volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes of 1942.
Albert John Blakeman, warrant number 124199 joined the Metropolitan Police on 20 May 1935, and left on 15 June 1944 (died). Last posted to G Division as a PC. 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.
Register of leavers from the Metropolitan Police / National Archives file MEPO 4/350/249.

The 1939 Register covering Islington, London.

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

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