Brocklesby Park Cricket Club

Corporal Charles Percy Blanchard


Born: 0th June 1891, Barnetby Le Wold

Died: 23rd April 1917, aged 25

Occupation: Tailor

Military Service: Served with Royal Corps of Signals in WW1. He died of wounds on 23 April 1917 at the age of 24. He is buried at Haute-Avesnes British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, grave reference C. 27.

Lincolnshire Star Obituary:

Pte. Charles Percy Blanchard, (despatch rider Royal Engineers) is also reported killed. His captain has written to his parents informing them that their son, when on duty on the 23rd April was hit on the head by an exploding shell. Deceased recently [1915] married the eldest daughter [Dorothy] of Mr. Partridge, and was in partnership with his father [Charles] in the tailoring business. The Lincolnshire Star, Saturday, 5th May, 1917, page 2.

No photo of CP.Blanchard available

Overall Batting Record

Mat Inn NO Runs Ave HS 0 50 100 4s 6s Ct St RO
Friendly 1 1 0 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 100
Total 1 1 0 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 100

Overall Bowling Record

Mat Inn Balls Mdns Runs Wkts Ave Strike RPO Best 3W 5W
Friendly 1 0
Total 1 0

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