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Percy James BLACKETT

Regimental number8744
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressGrafton Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Blackett, Grafton Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3003
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2868 Pte Lancelot Charles BLACKETT, 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 27 July 1917; 3258 Pte Hilton Sidney BLACKETT, 6th Broad Gauge Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 17 December 1918.
Date of death17 August 1967
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium

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