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Charles Edward BLACKBOURN

Regimental number4435
Place of birthHeidelberg, Victoria
SchoolCowes State School, Phillip Island, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationQuarryman
AddressBank Street, Alphington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, C Blackbourn, Bank Street, Alphington, Victoria
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death1 October 1916
Age at death25
Place of burialBrandhoek Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 7), Vlamertinghe, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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