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George Blackburn
Birth: Feb. 13, 1916
Ontario, Canada
Death: Nov. 15, 2006
Ottawa Municipality
Ontario, Canada

Author, Canadian World War II Veteran. Born in Wales, Ontario, Canada, he wrote the acclaimed three-part memoir "The Guns of Normandy: A Soldier's Eye View, France 1944", "The Guns of Victory" and "Where the Hell are the Guns?" which reflected on his experiences serving as a forward artillery observer during World War II. Blackburn received the Military Cross and the Order of Canada for his wartime service. Prior to the war, Blackburn began the career of a news correspondent for the Ottawa Journal during the 1930s. (bio by: C.S.) 
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  Grace Gertrude Fortington Blackburn (1918 - 2002)*
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Pinecrest Cemetery
Ottawa Municipality
Ontario, Canada
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Nov 20, 2006
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