William Albert Blackwood
Son of Albert John and Ada Francis Blackwood, of Caversham, Dunedin.
"A Territorial. Driver Albert William Blackwood, aged 19, of Caversham, Dunedin, suffered fatal injuries when riding a motor cycle on the main Akaroa Road this morning. Driver Blackwood was thrown from the motor cycle at a sharp bend about a mile and a half on the Christchurch side of Akaroa. The machine apparently got out of control in loose shingle and he was thrown over a bank into a paddock. He died within a few minutes."
AUCKLAND STAR, VOLUME LXXIII, ISSUE 117, 20 MAY 1942, PAGE 8
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Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum