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Percy Oliver BLACKMAN

Regimental number49
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKellett Street, Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, - Blackman, Kellett Street, Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'(Near Ypres 20 September 1917) Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty while in charge of party of stretcher-bearers, setting splendid personal example.'
Awarded Military Medal.
Recommendation date: 30 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

Date of death27 August 1967
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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