Private JOHN BLACK (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames JOHN
Surname BLACK (photo added)
Initials J
Place of Birth GREENOCK, RENFREWSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Date of Birth Sunday, 14 June 1914
Date of Death Tuesday, 29 August 1944
Age 30
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From GREENOCK, RENFREWSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 864431
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment South Wales Borderers
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Battalion, South Wales Borderers (49th West Riding Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration SAINT-DESIR WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location II. F. 1.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF ALLAN AND MARGARET BLACK, OF GREENOCK, RENFREWSHIRE; HUSBAND OF ISABELLA ROSE BLACK, OF GREENOCK.

Additional Information

 

 

Photograph of Private JOHN BLACK located at headstone in Saint-Desir War Cemetery.1

 

 

Private JOHN BLACK, date not clear.

 

 

References
1. Photographs of headstone with image of Private JOHN BLACK kindly provided by Edward Armstrong, grandson of Private JOHN BLACK.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Edward Armstrong, grandson of Private JOHN BLACK.
Additional photographs provided by: Edward Armstrong, grandson of Private JOHN BLACK and Carl Shilleto.
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What other people have said

Jacksonville / Florida

Sandra Harrison

My dad's big brother. Always remembered will never be forgotten.

On Monday, November 10, 2014
st helier / jersey

edward armstrong

john black is my grandad ,my mothers father ,your family are all very proud of you ,and never forgotten .

On Monday, October 20, 2014