M.B. Ch.B VUM 1930, M.D. VUM 1933.
Blakely was educated at the University of Manchester. He was a house physician at MRI, but spent most of his career in London, where he was medical officer at Wood Green and Southgate Hospital. Blakely was married to Edith Annie Longson in 1936 (see MMC/2/BlakelyE)