Unit / Base:
King's Royal Rifle Corps
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Monday, March 20, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
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.
London Gazette 36886, page 328.
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