Project Description

JOHN HUBERT EAGLESON BLACKIE 1892–1958

Royal navy

Born 3rd April 1892, Edinburgh, Scotland

Married Oct-Dec 1914 in Nottingham to Maisie Ada Evans

Daughter Mildred R. born 1915 in Bingham district

Died 6th May 1958 in Edenthorpe, near Doncaster

1901 Scotland Census

Age 8, living in Edinburgh with father John, sorting clerk, mother Mary and siblings

Military Service

From the Ancestry UK Naval Medal & Award Rolls:

Rank: Able Seaman

Service Number: J65389

Military Unit: Royal Navy

Theatre of War: unknown

From the National Archives Catalogue Ref: ADM.188.777:
John Hubert Eagleson Blackie, formerly Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve

Date of engagement: 18.1.1917 – Hostilities

Occupation: Insurance Agent

Height 5ft 5¾ins, chest 38¾ ins

Ships served on

18.1.17 – 6.5.17: Ordinary Seaman, HMS Victory I

7.5.17: Ordinary Seaman, HMS Renown

18.4.18 – 10.4.19: Able Seaman, HMS Renown.

Shore on Demob. Paid War Gratuity

HMS Renown did not see combat in WWI

Medals Awarded: British War and Victory

Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register

The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent

Other information

Jihn Hubert Eagleson Blackie

From the 1922 Electoral Register

Address: The Harlequin, Radcliffe on Trent

From the 1939 Register

Address: 62 Thomas Road, Doncaster

Occupation: insurance official

Household: wife Maisie born 14.3.1892, daughter Betty, a bank clerk, born 1912. Betty’s married name in 1946 was Harlington.

Reasons for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent in 1918.