DRIVER CARLYLE EUGENE BLACKBURNE
AUSTRALIAN FIELD ARTILLERY
24TH APRIL 1918 AGE 37
BURIED: BONNAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION, FRANCE
In his last letter home Carl Blackburne wrote, "I have been in some terrible stunts but I trust in God, lead a clean life, and do my duty." Backburne was a thirty-seven-year old forest worker from Maryborough, Victoria, who saw it as his duty to fight and die for France and Liberty.