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Charles Walter Blackall/ Blackhall

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Street: 64 Bouverie Road
Town/Village: Folkestone, Kent
Civil Parish: Street
Catholic Parish: Street
Alternative Address: Coolamber Manor, Clonshannagh, Co. Longford
Census 1901:
Census 1911:
Regiment/Unit: (The Buffs) East Kent Regiment
Regiment Number:
Date of Death: 24-03-1918
Cause: Killed in action
Memorial: Arras Memorial, Pas-de-Calais, France

Charles Waler Blackhall was born c.1877 in St Albans, Hertfordshire, son of the Irish-born Robert Blackhall. He married Alice Evelyn Feutrell Briscoe in April 1910 in Chelsea.

Prior to the outbreak of the Great War, he and his wife were actors and were living in Kent. Nevertheless, Lt Col Blackhall had a distinguished military career, having previously served in the Boer War and was made Captain in 1904. He was mentioned twice in Despatches for this Great War service.

Parents Names: Son of the late Maj. Robert and Mary Emily Blackhall, Folkstone, Kent
Notes: An earlier version of the CWGC database gave Mrs. Blackhall the addresses of 64 Bouverie Rd., Folkestone, Kent and Coolamber Manor, Co Longford.

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