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Robert Walter BLACKBURN

Regimental number620
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, W Blackburn, Nags Head Hotel, Welling, Kent, England
Enlistment date3 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name26th Battalion, Transport Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Melbourne on 26 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1918
Date of death8 June 1918
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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