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Leonard Charles BLACKMAN

Regimental number5559
Place of birthWeyburgh, Kent, England
SchoolElementary School, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
Address18 Wigram Road, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Blackman, Kings Hill Dairy, Hoo near Rochester Kent, England
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death8 July 1918
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLongueau British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emma BLACKMAN, King's Hill Dairy, Hoo, Rochester, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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