Pte, John William Blenkin, 9th Durham Light Infantry, was killed on the 14th April 1918, aged 33 years. His brother, Sgt, James Stephenson Blenkin, was killed 4 days later on the 18th April 1918, fighting for Canada, aged 35 years old. They were the sons of John and Barbara Blenkin, the Butchers Shop, 66 Sculcoates Lane. Both brothers are remembered on the stone columns of St Mary’s Church, Sculcoates Lane.

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