Service Number: 30
Enlisted: 28 April 1902, Milton, Brisbane, Qld.
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse
Born: Ireland, 1869
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timber Getter / Wool Merchant
Died: General Debility, Dunwich Benevolent Asylum, Redland City, Qld., 2 July 1943
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery, Queensland
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Memorials: Maryborough Boer War Honour Roll
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, 30, 7th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse
28 Apr 1902: Enlisted Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents, Trooper, 7th Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse, Milton, Brisbane, Qld.

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of William BLACKBURN and Mary nee LEE of King Street, Maryborough, Qld.