Colin Frederick Blackden

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Brigadier Colin Frederick Blackden (1897 – November 1986) was an officer in the British Army during World War II.

Blackden was acting commander of several brigades of the King's African Rifles during the East African Campaign.

Command history[edit]

  • Acting Commanding Officer, 2nd East African Brigade, East Africa - 1940
  • Acting Commanding Officer, 22nd East African Brigade, detached to 11th African Division - 1941
  • Commanding Officer, Lines of Communication Area, East Africa - 1941 to 1942
  • Commanding Officer 27th North Rhodesian Brigade, East Africa - 1942
  • Commanding Officer, Sub-Area, East Africa - 1943 to 1944

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