Blackburn, Charles Archie D'Arcy
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- New Zealander (1907-1947, Dominion UK)
1941: Commanding Officer 19th New Zealand Infantry Battalion;
1942 - 1943: Commanding Officer 1st New Zealand Tank Brigade.
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
The MID was awarded for actions on Crete when Major Blackburn (Acting Commanding Officer 19th New Zealand Infantry Battalion) used a captured MG34 to snipe on enemy who had pinned down some of his soldiers near Galatas.
- Photo 1: Zayne van Bommel
- Photo: Zayne van Bommel
- - Sinclair W.S., The Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War, 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment, 1954