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Edward John BLACKLEY

Regimental number4775
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationReader's assistant
AddressClifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William J Blackley, 4 Clifton Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date22 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Casualty Clearing Station
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 June 1956
Age at death57
Place of burialTatura Cemetery, Victoria

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