John Blackmore attended Blackhorse Road Boys' Elementary School, Walthamstow
Born at Mile End on 25 October 1899, John Blackmore attended Blackhorse Road Boys' Elementary School, Walthamstow, from 30 September 1907 to 19 December 1913.
He enlisted in Walthamstow in 1917 and served as a Rifleman in the King's Royal Rifle Corps.
He was posted to the 12th Battalion London Regiment (The Rangers) and was killed in action on 9 August 1918 during the Battle of Amiens.
He is buried in Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette
9 August 1918 killed in action
Research by Malcolm J Doolin
The Boys of Blackhorse Road. The Story of an Elementary School War Memorial. (2016) Malcolm Doolin
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