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Nobel Alexander BLACK

Regimental number7726
Date of birth14 November 1896
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolCrystal Street, Petersham and Fort Street Boys High School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaw clerk
Address24 Catherine Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, R.A. Black, 24 Catherine Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 5, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A45 Bulla on 25 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery

2nd Lieutenant

Promotion date: 6 October 1917


Promotion date: 1 January 1918

FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Other details

Only son of Robert Alexander and Sarah (nee Smaills) Black. Served in Egypt and France. Went to Officers School at St. John Wood, United Kingdom. Commissioned Second Lieutenant No. 66/3180. Suffered from gassing in France. Invalided 7 June 1919 Ref. No. R29645. Worked as an Articled Clerk to Windeyer Fawl and Windeyer. In 1922 took up grazing property at Hill End, New South Wales. Was Shire Councillor of Turon Shire Council. Promoted Lieutenant, 1 January 1922.

Miscellaneous detailsName given on Embarkation Roll as Nobel Alexander BLACK.
Date of death11 October 1963 , Concord, New South Wales
Place of burialRoseville Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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