100 years ago 24 Blencowe men who took part in the
Battle of Passchendaele


  1. Blinco Arthur, 1880, Newmarket, Private, 7821 242871, GS/68011, 2/5th The Queen’s Regiment (West Surrey), 7th Bn. Royal Fusiliers.- Killed in Attack.
  2. Blencowe Percy, 1896, Whitchurch, Driver, 604433, 2/1st (Shropshire) Battery. Royal Horse Artillery. Killed in pre battle action.
  3. Blencowe Francis Porter, Private, 2rd Lieutenant, 3rd Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment, Attached Royal Air Force. Wounded - shot down.
  4. Blencowe Francis Drake, Private, 655822, 137829, 1/21st Battalion London Regiment (Surrey Rifles), Royal Army Medical Corps-Wounded.
  5. Blenco William Reginald, Driver, 102509, 15th Brigade Royal Horse Artillery.
  6. Blencoe William, Private, 47248, 4th Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Bn. Hertfordshire Regiment.
  7. Blencoe Arthur Henry, 1893, Gunner, 65958, 1006528, 39th Artillery Brigade, Royal Field Artillery.
  8. Blencoe William, Private, 47248, 4th Bn. Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Bn. Hertfordshire Regiment.
  9. Blencowe Albert Edward, 1893, Whitchurch, Corporal, 1746 ,200318, 4th Bn., 6th Bn. King's Shropshire Light Infantry.
  10. Blencowe Arthur John Walcot, 1880, Major 2nd and 1st Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers.
  11. Blencowe Albert, 1895, Banbury, Private, 2268, 200447, 1/4th Bn. "C" Coy. Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry.
  12. Blencowe Arthur Harold, 1891, Oxford, Corporal, 2940, 200797, 1st/4th Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.
  13. Blencowe Charles William, Trooper, 2246, 30535, Household Battalion, 3rd Bn. Grenadier Guards.
  14. Blencowe Cyril Albert, 1895, Bicester, Private, 4696, 1st/4th Battalion, Oxford and Bucks LI.
  15. Blencowe Edward James, 1897, Edgar, Ontario, Sapper, 853472, 177th (Simcoe Foresters), 123rd (Pioneer) Bn. CEF and 7th Engineers.
  16. Blencowe Ernest Edward, 1888, Brackley, Sergeant, 8637, 4th North Staffordshire Regiment, 2nd Worcestershire Regiment.
  17. Blencowe Harry James, 1891, Kidderminster, Sergeant, 31608, 9047, 579913, 28th Bn. Royal Fusiliers, 21st Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers, 13th Bn. Durham Light Infantry, Labour Corps.
  18. Blencowe Henry (Harry), 1887, South Shields, Gunner, 84927, 246th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.
  19. Blinco James Thomas, 1890, Eton, Gunner, 110816, 277th Siege Battery, 36th Coy. Royal Garrison Artillery.
  20. Blincoe (James) Ernest, 1886, West Bromwich, Private, 15064, 9th, 1/6th and 3rd Bn. South Staffs Regiment.
  21. Blincow Alfred, 1883, Daventry, Gunner, 39738, 174166, 37th and 42nd Bde. Royal Field Artillery, Royal Garrison Artillery.
  22. Blincow Joseph, 1879, Burton, Private, 16828, 4th Bn. (Pioneers), 2nd Bn. Coldstream Guards.
  23. Blincowe Thomas, 1892, Northampton, Lance Bombardier, 74159, Royal Garrison Artillery.
  24. Blinko Joseph, 1898, Rochdale, Private, 86807, 242781, 245415, 1/6th Bn. Lancashire Fusiliers, 22nd Bn. Manchester Regiment, Royal Defence Corps.

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Number after their name is year of birth followed by town and/or service details.