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Herbert Pettitt BLACKER

Regimental number323
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDeewhy, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, J Blacker, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 14, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918

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