BLAKE James Robert
Regiment : 8th Battalion attached 14th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment
Service number : J0
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 25th March 1918 aged 24
Buried : Commemorated on Arras Memorial, France, Bay 6.
Relatives : Son of James Edward Huxley Blake and Beatrice Harriet Blake, 4 College Yard, Worcester
Memorial : Bretforton St Leonard's Church
Also appears on : Worcester Cathedral Cloister Windows. Malvern College WW1 War Memorial.
Credits : School records courtesy and copyright of Malvern College.
Twice Mentioned in Despatches.
James Blake was born in 1893. He attended Malvern College as a Day student from January 1909 to 1911.
Two different photographs of Lieutenant/Captain J.R. Blake of Bretforton can be found in Berrow’s Worcester Journal Supplement, Saturday 13th January 1917 and Saturday 13th April 1918, available at Worcestershire Archives.
James Blake has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Arras Memorial.