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Blandy, C M

St. Sever Cemetery

St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen

Son of Richard and Ada Blandy, of Madeira. Husband of Juanita Blandy (nee Marett), of Woodside, Crowthorne, Berks.

Died of pneumonia, aged 36 years

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 10 April 1916

Roll of Honour. It is with deep regret we record the death of Captain Claude M Blandy of the Royal Field Artillery which took place in France on Saturday last from an illness contracted whilst on active service. The deceased officer served for some years in the local artillery and was gazetted Captain in 1907. He was a most capable officer and was greatly respected by the NCOs and men. For some time he was Militia Aide de Camp to His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor and resigned that position during 1911 when he left the Island for Canada. Though not over-robust, at the outbreak of hostilities he quickly answered the call and returning to Jersey was appointed Captain in the Royal Field Artillery and during 1915 proceeded to France with his Battery, with which he has seen much service. Some little time ago he was seized with illness and unfortunately did not rally but passed away as stated above on Saturday last. To the widow Juanita Blandy (nee Marett) and the other members of the family we beg to tender our sincere condolences in their bereavement.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record



Picture courtesy of Mike & Rosemary Thomas

Claude Milberne Blandy

Captain Claude Milberne Blandy
110th Brigade Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery

1914-15 Star

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 10 April 1916

Commemorated on St Marks Church Memorial, Jersey