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Private John Archibald Blackadar
John Archibald Blackadar 282685 Private 219th Battalion/ 47th Battalion March 26, 1897 (on attestation); (March 26, 1899; actual date of birth: ) Hebron, Yarmouth Co., NS February 28, 1916 16 Height: 5 feet, 7 inches Complexion: Fair Eyes: Blue Hair: Brown Yarmouth, NS Yarmouth, NS Cadet Corps (3 years); 29th Battery CFA, Yarmouth, NS Single Student/Grocery Clerk Baptist John Archibald Blackadar (Father) Yarmouth NS June 16, 1919 (demobilization) John was the son of John Archibald and Martha B. Blackadar of Hebron, Yarmouth Co., NS. He embarked Canada at Halifax on the SS Olympic, October 12, 1916 and disembarked in England at Liverpool on October 19, 1918. He served with the 219th Battalion (11 months), the 17th Reserve Battalion (1 month), the 161st Battalion (12 months) and the 47th Battalion in France (15 months). On May 4, 1919 he returned to England from France and sailed from on HMT Adriatic, May 31, 1919 arriving in Halifax on June 7, 1919. At discharge he was 20 years of age. He was not injured or ill during his military service. His brother, Major Karl Kenneth Blackadar (June 4. 1890 – May 7, 1947) also served in WWI and WWII. Library and Archives Canada
Name Service Number Rank Service Date of Birth Place of Birth Date of Enlistment Age at Enlistment Place of Enlistment Address at Enlistment Previous Military Martial Status: Trade Religion: Next of Kin: Discharged: