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Regimental number2625
Place of birthTownsville Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHarness maker
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Edward William Blackman, Cardwell, Queensland
Enlistment date21 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Depot Unit of Supply
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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