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Early Life :Born Sheffield about 1881.
Married Helene Charlotte 27th September, 1906.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
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|Action : War Survivor|
Although many perished in times of national conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived including those interned as Prisoners of War. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with high gallantry awards, those included against an external rolls of honour and those who had a distinguished career in wartime and military leaderhip.
166836 Corporal Harold Russell Blacker, No. 4 Depot, 353rd Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery. Enlisted, aged 36 (1915) into the Royal Garrison Artillery.
Blacker reportedly died whilst playing Snooker in Doncaster Conservative Club.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||St Nicholas No. 2259 E.C.||Yorkshire (West Riding)|
2nd October 1912
His name is recorded on a plaque listing four brethren who "served in the Great War." See POLDEN, CLARK & FAWCETT.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley