Captain James Robert Blake

8th (Territorial) Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. Attached to 14th Battalion
Killed in Action: France and Flanders, 25th March 1918, aged 24

  • Commemorated: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais and at Worcester Cathedral and Bretforton Church
  • Awarded 1914-15 Star, British War and Victory Medals.
  • Son of Rev. James Edward Huxley Blake, Vicar of Bretforton, WOR, formerly of Wilnecote and Beatrice Harriet Blake
  • Brother of Cadet Edward Sylvester Blake and Beatrice
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Wilnecote

Links to Relevant Information

1911 Census and Family History Information

  • Born Wilnecote 1894
  • Living at The Lees, Malvern [1911]
  • Scholar [1911]

    Two different photographs of Lieutenant/Captain J.R. Blake of Bretforton can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 13th January 1917 and Saturday 13th April 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.

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