John Stanley Blakey DCM, MM

1896 Nov 10. Born Lincs

1901 census at 12, Salthouse Lane, Lincoln St Peter At Gowts

1911 census at 20 Newport Lincoln

1915 Mar 1 Landed in France

1916 Nov 11. Gazetted MM. 2104 Sjt. J. S. Blakey, l/4th Bn., Lincs. R.

1917 Feb 13 DCM Gazetted " 2104 Sjt. J. S. Blakey, Linc. R. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. On one occasion he rescued a wounded man under very heavy fire. He has performed consistent good work throughout.

1918 Jan 30. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. (attd.). —John Stanley Blakey.

1919 Jul 30. Linc. R. Temp. 2nd Lt. J. S. Blakey, D.C.M., M.M., to be temp, Lt. 30 July 1919, with precedence next below L. A. Chadwell.

1920 Jun 18. Joined RIC as a Barrack Defence Sgt

1921 Jan 21. Transfered to ADRIC with service no 1576. Posted to H Coy

1921 Dec 7 Relinquished his commission Lincoln. R. Temp. Lt. J. S. Blakey, D.C.M., M.M. and retains the rank of Lt.

1922 Jan 14. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Register. He is a Police Officer living at 17 Kelham Green , Nottingham C.B., Nottinghamshire. With wife Mary K

1947 Promoted Det. Chief Inspector in Nottingham

He was still in Nottingham police in 1951 from newspaper reports

1958 Apr/Jun Died Nottingham aged 61 (Mavis Olga Blakey had just been married in 1958)